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NFL has laundry list of verboten celebrations

By EDDIE PELLS
Associated Press

Dancing Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, shuffling Ickey Woods and the high-fiving Fun Bunch? Their entertaining touchdown celebrations would be illegal in today's NFL. Though the league...full story
updated 2014-10-01 05:22 PM
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NFL has laundry list of verboten celebrations
By EDDIE PELLS
Associated Press

Dancing Billy "White Shoes" Johnson, shuffling Ickey Woods and the high-fiving Fun Bunch? Their entertaining touchdown celebrations would be illegal in today's NFL. Though the league....Fullstory

2014-10-01 05:22 PM

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