On Wednesday the NFL created another rule to limit the players from enjoying themselves in the end zone.
Alas, there will be no more dunking over the crossbar, and Ryan Kerrigan can never do this again.
Yesterday a number of media outlets responded to the news with retrospectives. The DC Sports Bog dug into the Washington Post archives for a history of NFL dunking.
NFL Media had the benefit of NFL Films archives to bring you footage of Thomas “Hollywood” Henderson’s groundbreaking goal post slamma jamma.
And some Redskins were plain dismayed.
Because I’m here for the edification of the football viewing public, here’s a refresher from Section 3, Article 1 of the official NFL rulebook.
Mr. Hatcher, I do believe as long as your thrusts are not “prolonged” or directed at an opponent in a taunting manner, you may keep doing the humpty dance.
Speaking of dunking, please check out Kerrigan’s Battle of the Beltway celebrity basketball game against Torrey Smith and the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday in College Park, Md.
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