Why register with the Steelers Fever Forums?
 • Intelligent and friendly discussions.
 • It's free and it's quick. Always.
 • Enter events in the forums calendar.
 • Very user friendly software.
 • Exclusive contests and giveaways.

 Donate to Steelers Fever, Click here
 Our 2013 Goal: $400.00 - To Date: $00.00 (00.00%)
 Home | Forums | Editorials | Shop | Tickets | Downloads | Contact Pittsburgh Steelers Forum Feed Not Just Fans. Hardcore Fans.

Go Back   Steelers Fever Forums > Steelers Football > Pittsburgh Steelers


Steelers Fever Fan Shop

Doc's Sports Get FREE NFL Picks and College Football picks as well as Football Lines like live NFL Lines and updated NFL Power Rankings all at Doc's Sports Service.

Steelers Steelers - Giants Giants
August 9th, 2014, 7:30pmET

CBS
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 03-25-2014, 01:52 PM   #1
JewniorGong
Bench Warmer
 
JewniorGong's Avatar
 

Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 201
Member Number: 17286
Thanks: 9
Thanked 186 Times in 92 Posts
Default The No Fun League strikes again: Dunking on the goalpost is a penalty now

http://profootballtalk.nbcsports.com...the-goal-post/

Are you kidding me, Roger? What a joke..
JewniorGong is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to JewniorGong For This Useful Post:
harrison'samonster (03-25-2014), Master Yoda (03-25-2014)
Old 03-25-2014, 01:54 PM   #2
Atlanta Dan
Resigned
Supporter
 
Atlanta Dan's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 14,077
Member Number: 728
Thanks: 1,839
Thanked 5,791 Times in 2,677 Posts
Default NFL bans the goalpost dunk

Not only is the New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham re-defining the tight end position, but he has also inspired a NFL rule change. According to the league's vice president of officiating, Dean Blandino, players will no longer be allowed to dunk the ball over the goal post after touchdowns.....

Graham is clearly the main inspiration for the rule. Twice in his career, his celebratory dunks have knocked the uprights off balance. Last season in Atlanta, a Thursday night game had to be delayed while workers re-leveled the crossbar.


http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/10...nk-next-season

Since the trial balloon of penalizing use of the n-word apparently has been shot down I guess the owners had to approve penalizing something

Glad to see they are focusing on the important stuff
__________________
The Internet and the Twitterverse, which is the Internet on crystal meth is a marvelous environment for raising up an unthinking mob.
Atlanta Dan is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 5 Users Say Thank You to Atlanta Dan For This Useful Post:
BowCatShot (03-25-2014), harrison'samonster (03-25-2014), Master Yoda (03-25-2014), NSMaster56 (03-25-2014), vasteeler (03-25-2014)
Old 03-25-2014, 01:58 PM   #3
CanSteel7
Bench Warmer
 

Join Date: Dec 2013
Location: Binbrook, ON Canada
Posts: 258
Gender: Male
Member Number: 25607
Thanks: 27
Thanked 267 Times in 143 Posts
Default Re: The No Fun League strikes again: Dunking on the goalpost is a penalty now

Yes,
let's use more illogic to come up with rules thinking that this is good for the game, fans, the rest of society just for the sake of making up more STUPID rules instead of looking at the real issues to improve the quality of the game like getting officials to become more competent. UNBELEIVALBE!!!

It's just like coaches proposing that all calls, plays, etc. that cause controversy become reviewable but they don't want to pass that.

Anything that seems logical to the NFL owners is not allowed and anything illogical or does not even have any relevance to the game (like dunks after touchdowns) will be looked at to introduce new rules!
CanSteel7 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2014, 02:12 PM   #4
Vis
In Hoc
Supporter
 
Vis's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: SC
Posts: 7,156
Gender: Male
Member Number: 5117
Thanks: 522
Thanked 4,095 Times in 2,111 Posts
My Mood: Innocent
Default Re: NFL bans the goalpost dunk

Quote:
Originally Posted by Atlanta Dan View Post
Not only is the New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham re-defining the tight end position, but he has also inspired a NFL rule change. According to the league's vice president of officiating, Dean Blandino, players will no longer be allowed to dunk the ball over the goal post after touchdowns.....

Graham is clearly the main inspiration for the rule. Twice in his career, his celebratory dunks have knocked the uprights off balance. Last season in Atlanta, a Thursday night game had to be delayed while workers re-leveled the crossbar.


http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/10...nk-next-season

Since the trial balloon of penalizing use of the n-word apparently has been shot down I guess the owners had to approve penalizing something

Glad to see they are focusing on the important stuff
Not a new rule just applying the old rule to this situation.
__________________


All generalizations are dangerous.
Vis is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2014, 02:13 PM   #5
Hawaii 5-0
Armchair QB
Supporter
 
Hawaii 5-0's Avatar
 

Join Date: Apr 2012
Location: The Aloha State
Posts: 8,389
Gender: Male
Member Number: 24013
Thanks: 6,955
Thanked 9,337 Times in 3,987 Posts
My Mood: Cool
Default Re: The No Fun League strikes again: Dunking on the goalpost is a penalty now

guess the NFL didn't want Jimmy Graham bending any more goal posts...

Hawaii 5-0 is online now   Reply With Quote
The Following 2 Users Say Thank You to Hawaii 5-0 For This Useful Post:
Master Yoda (03-25-2014), pczach (03-25-2014)
Old 03-25-2014, 02:20 PM   #6
SteelerJT
Head Coach
 
SteelerJT's Avatar
 

Join Date: Feb 2014
Location: Philly
Posts: 1,850
Gender: Male
Member Number: 25777
Thanks: 4,575
Thanked 2,857 Times in 1,410 Posts
Default Re: The No Fun League strikes again: Dunking on the goalpost is a penalty now

Quote:
Originally Posted by Hawaii 5-0 View Post
guess the NFL didn't want Jimmy Graham bending any more goal posts...

That's why I actually see where they're coming from on this one # unpopularopinion
__________________
"You don't always know what Ike is talking about, but he's entertaining as hell to listen to."
SteelerJT is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 8 Users Say Thank You to SteelerJT For This Useful Post:
Hawaii 5-0 (03-25-2014), Master Yoda (03-25-2014), pczach (03-25-2014), Rabbit (03-26-2014), SteelReserve916 (03-25-2014), steve314 (03-26-2014), teegre (03-25-2014), Terminator (03-25-2014)
Old 03-25-2014, 02:21 PM   #7
Atlanta Dan
Resigned
Supporter
 
Atlanta Dan's Avatar
 

Join Date: Oct 2005
Posts: 14,077
Member Number: 728
Thanks: 1,839
Thanked 5,791 Times in 2,677 Posts
Default Re: NFL bans the goalpost dunk

Quote:
Originally Posted by Vis View Post
Not a new rule just applying the old rule to this situation.
Yep - the rule is using the ball as a "prop" - dunking had been exempted (presumably along with spiking the ball)

Previously, dunks were "grandfathered in" as a legal celebration, along with the "Lambeau Leap."


http://espn.go.com/nfl/story/_/id/10...nk-next-season

The Saints-Falcons game being delayed last year after Graham knocked the goal post out of line probably did not help
__________________
The Internet and the Twitterverse, which is the Internet on crystal meth is a marvelous environment for raising up an unthinking mob.
Atlanta Dan is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2014, 02:21 PM   #8
Fire Arians
Anti-Spammer Mod
 
Fire Arians's Avatar
 

Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: Hawaii
Posts: 9,697
Member Number: 16570
Thanks: 1,486
Thanked 5,483 Times in 2,330 Posts
My Mood: Yeehaw
Default Re: The No Fun League strikes again: Dunking on the goalpost is a penalty now

thats bs man
Fire Arians is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-25-2014, 02:21 PM   #9
Vis
In Hoc
Supporter
 
Vis's Avatar
 

Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: SC
Posts: 7,156
Gender: Male
Member Number: 5117
Thanks: 522
Thanked 4,095 Times in 2,111 Posts
My Mood: Innocent
Default Re: NFL bans the goalpost dunk

The Leap will go when a fan gets hurt
__________________


All generalizations are dangerous.
Vis is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following User Says Thank You to Vis For This Useful Post:
Atlanta Dan (03-25-2014)
Old 03-25-2014, 02:27 PM   #10
Blacksburg Zach
Team President
Supporter
 
Blacksburg Zach's Avatar
 
Super Mario Flash Champion! Ragnarok Champion! Helicopter2 Champion!
Join Date: Dec 2012
Location: Blacksburg, VA
Posts: 2,043
Gender: Male
Member Number: 24584
Thanks: 1,277
Thanked 2,272 Times in 886 Posts
My Mood: Sneaky
Default Re: The No Fun League strikes again: Dunking on the goalpost is a penalty now

I can understand the NFL implementing the Jimmy Graham Rule. The NFL doesn't want any more delays caused by bent goalposts.
__________________
Quote:
Originally Posted by teegre View Post
Pessimism is not analysis. Vitriol is not discussion. Jaded opinion is not fact.
Blacksburg Zach is offline   Reply With Quote
The Following 9 Users Say Thank You to Blacksburg Zach For This Useful Post:
Atlanta Dan (03-25-2014), FanSince72 (03-27-2014), Hawaii 5-0 (03-25-2014), Master Yoda (03-25-2014), pczach (03-25-2014), SteelerJT (03-25-2014), steve314 (03-26-2014), teegre (03-25-2014), WVABE (03-25-2014)
Reply

Bookmarks


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 01:56 AM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.4
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Shoutbox provided by vBShout v6.2.1 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.0.8 (Lite) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2014 DragonByte Technologies Ltd. Runs best on HiVelocity Hosting.
Navbar with Avatar by Motorradforum
no new posts