Early Monday morning, the NFL confirmed Tom Brady’s stolen jersey from Super Bowl 51 was discovered. Not only that, but Tom Brady’s jersey from Super Bowl 49 was also found, and there could be more, according to Fox Sports’ Jay Glazer.
“Frankly, we want the officials to keep the flags in their waists, and we want the players to celebrate,” he said.
The rule about “prolonged or excessive celebrations” (the phrase used in the official NFL rule book) will not change, Vincent said. Players still cannot go to the ground, use props, involve pylons, the goal post or crossbar, or do anything premeditated or choreographed.
Clearly, though, the mildest possible violations last season — the 49ers making snow angels, Vernon Davis shooting a free throw over a goal post, Josh Norman’s bow-and-arrow imitation — are the ones Vincent prefers to be left alone from now on.
“We want officials to officiate the game,” he Cheap Jerseys Kids NFL said. “You’re not going to see rule changes, we just want to clarify and bring clarity for all.”
As part of that, though, he said, without elaborating, “We think clear examples are better for our players and our coaches … There are some acts that don’t belong in the game.”
Hence, the video, which presumably will illustrate which acts will get flagged despite the emphasis on erasing the increasing perception that anything beside handing the ball to the official will become a 15-yard penalty.
That may or may not include marriage proposals to the kicking net (by Odell Beckham) and twerking (from Antonio Brown).