By Sid Saraf, FOXSports.com
What is this, the town from “Footloose?” Will dancing be outlawed next?
Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin didn’t like what he saw during Sunday’s win over the Jets. Wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders punctuated his 55-yard touchdown catch with a flip into the end zone that would have garnered a 10 from an East German gymnastic judge.
Yeah, that’s not going to happen anymore.
“There will be no more somersault-into-the-end-zone celebrations,” Tomlin said, according to Bob Labriola of Steelers digest. “There is the potential for injury. That simple.”
Sanders wasn’t the first Steelers player to flip out this season, as rookie running back Le’Veon Bell did the same thing during a game against the Vikings in Week 4.
Tomlin gave Bell a pass for that flip because it was first touchdown as a pro, but he’s apparently drawn a line in the sand now.
Fine. So, let’s summarize: Steelers players are no longer allowed to play ping-pong and billiards at the team facility and flipping during games is also out.
What about this?
Don’t forget this.
All of these movements could potentially lead to pulled hammies, quads, glutes and labrums. Will Tomlin ban them, too? Where does it end?
Somebody call Kevin Bacon!
(H/T to Pro Football Talk)
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