League could start nullifying touchdowns for taunting penalties

Discussion in 'Tennessee Titans and NFL Talk' started by JCBRAVE, Oct 31, 2013.

Should taunting take a score off the board?

  1. Yes

    3 vote(s)
    12.0%
  2. No

    22 vote(s)
    88.0%
  1. JCBRAVE

    JCBRAVE All-Pro Tip Jar Donor

    52,957
    17,875
    1,139
    I like those things too, but to a degree.

    If a guy over celebrates and it holds the game up, I dislike, but if it's all in good fun and takes a few seconds, Im all for it.

    These are grown men, they should be able to express themselves, no one will cry if they're taunted, not in 5th grade anymore Goodell.
    #31
  2. Chronos

    Chronos Starter

    586
    280
    169
    Yeah, kinda like double stuff Oreos - double stuff is too much and regular stuff is too little. They need stuff and a half
    #32
  3. Childress79

    Childress79 Loungefly ® Tip Jar Donor

    8,332
    1,693
    529
    I've always felt that the clamping down on excessive celebrations was anal and depressing.
    Some players celebrations have been great and added to my enjoyment of a game.

    I don't mind penalising taunting but a touchdown should be celebrated a little.
    #33
  4. 520

    520 Pro Bowler

    13,774
    3,590
    509
    didn't the guy on espn just allude to the fact that's the rule in college and the nfl could look into it lus as much it could look into anything really I doubt this happens
    #34
    • High Five High Five x 1
  5. avvie

    avvie Ke ali'i o na okole Tip Jar Donor

    9,224
    1,177
    729

    Lolz!
    #35
  6. avvie

    avvie Ke ali'i o na okole Tip Jar Donor

    9,224
    1,177
    729
    NFL players should be taunted. No so with Happy Fun Ball.

    #36
  7. Alzarius

    Alzarius Starter

    5,914
    2,505
    459
    Holy ****.

    You get a high five for reading the article!!!
    #37
  8. Scarecrow

    Scarecrow CEO of PPO Tip Jar Donor

    24,293
    12,017
    989
    I am going to go against the grain here and disagree with most of you.

    I hate taunting, and not because I don't think it is fair or 'rude'. Its annoying as hell and honestly, I agree with the sentiment of 'act like you have been there'.

    I am not against celebrations, or even group celebrations, but all through life we are taught sportsmanship. Its just annoying and petty, act like an adult and not a child.

    Besides, if Tate took more time to take a page or two from better receivers, maybe he would be a household name for his spectacular plays and not his douche bag antics.

    edit- or maybe just eject the player.
    #38
    • High Five High Five x 1
  9. Dman

    Dman Starter

    4,577
    1,684
    419

    I agree with you for the most part and I think the players that taunt are selfish in some respects for taunting other players, getting the penalty and costing the team 15 yards for their selfish act. I just feel like there has to be a better way than directly affecting the score of the game.
    #39
  10. Dman

    Dman Starter

    4,577
    1,684
    419
    I would be in favor of letting the score count but the player who taunted has to sit out the next drive altogether.
    #40