After last week’s bow-and-arrow flap, everyone should know the NFL forbids players from celebrating by pretending to use weapons.
Now, everyone should know you’ll get in trouble for taking opponents to the gun show, too.
The NFL fined
Hyde was also flagged for muscling up after a second-quarter play, a swing pass he caught before barreling into Cardinals cornerback
It’s a violation of Rule 12, Section 3, Article 1 (i) (3), which prohibits a variety of acts if they’re “committed directly at an opponent. These acts include, but are not limited to: sack dances; home run swing; incredible hulk; spiking the ball; spinning the ball; throwing or shoving the ball; pointing; pointing the ball; verbal taunting; military salute; standing over an opponent (prolonged and with provocation); or dancing.”
Cracking down on unsportsmanlike conduct has been an emphasis for the NFL this season. But some players have made clear their frustration with the enforcement of the rules.
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