By now you have heard more “No Fun League” jokes that you can stand, so let's not go there. The league did recently announce — in case you have not heard — that it will again enforce rules to limit end zone celebrations. Which is cool, if you are from the school of thought that dictates you should “act like you have been there before” when you reach the end zone.
It always seemed like a pro-choice type of thing. It is classy to toss the ball to the officials. But you can’t really begrudge a guy for celebrating when he scores. He worked hard to get into the end zone. If the defense is so worried about a player celebrating — stop him. What is far more offensive is a defensive player who celebrates after making a tackle. Congratulations. You have the easiest job on the field. Walk back to your defensive huddle while the adults on offense plot their way to the end zone.
But the league has made its choice. A player can still spike, dunk or spin a football. You can’t use the ball as a prop or celebrate from the ground.
This is really going to take a toll on the league's top dancing king:
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