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Old 03-29-2007, 11:14 AM   #16
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Re: Rule change: spiked ball?

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I agree with the majority of the people here, this is crap. I'm in the Marines, but if I had one chance to catch a pass thrown from any QB, in any game, for any team, I would probably eat the football. However, they are supposed to be "pro's", and control the excitement. I don't think that a spike after an awesome play would be hurt anything. But, if it's a two yard run up the middle for a 1st down I could see a 5 yd pen. Some of the plays that these guys are making deserve a little celebration.
**Another note** Think of how we react when watching the game, and the skins get a first down they was badly needed. I've broken two coffee tables because of the skins, and 1 window from celebrating. I wish there was a way to have our celebrations recorded and played on ESPN's top ten celebrations. That would be worth watching.
I just cackled when reading that.

I mean, I don't think a penalty for someone celebrating makes sense... If someone celebrates for converting a first down they just look stupid... I think that's punishment enough.

If it pisses the defense off, then they'll lay him out next play.

Granted, theres such thing as excessive celebration... but I think we should be fairly liberal when drawing the line.

Are we going to stop Santana's little hand pump thing on the first down? That's so subtle, yet so awesome.
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Old 03-29-2007, 01:36 PM   #17
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Re: Rule change: spiked ball?

im kind of on the fence with this. if the defense doesn't like all the carrying on, then stop it personally. but, to spike the ball after a three yard gain, come on. this is part of what you are getting paid to do.
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Old 03-29-2007, 09:48 PM   #18
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They are out of control with the regulations. Let's just go out there play football and have fun.
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Old 03-30-2007, 02:29 AM   #19
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WTF is this garbage? No more Moss ball-spin?!?!?! Awww MANNNN!!!! This is some BULLSHIT! I loved that! Maybe he'll have a TO like rebellion against the rule and do that shit anyway. I would ALMOST care but nah....its too cool to watch. Let em celebrate jesus...its fuggin football for christ's sake.
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