• The NFL Bans Goalpost Dunks

    Summary of 8 articles · Updated Mar 27, 2014
    "And then last year we had an incident in one of the games where there was a dunk and the goalpost was tilted and the game was shut down for about 25 minutes until they could get the goalpost corrected. NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino revealed the change in how the goalpost dunk will be officiated Tuesday during a radio interview with "The Dan Patrick Show.'' The NFL rules-makers certainly had their eyes on the goalpost this week. What so far is the big news of the day emanating from the N...
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      Jimmy Graham's TD celebration would cost the Saints a 15-yard penalty under new enforcement of the rules
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    • Seahawks respond to NFL outlawing goalpost dunking

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