Thursday June 9th, 2016

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton announced Thursday he would no longer Dab in the 2016 season.

Newton helped popularize the dance to the NFL audience after it had already popped up around the country. Newton said he’s working on different celebrations to replace the Dab, and we have some ideas on what Newton can do every time he scores next season:

A history of Cam Newton and the Dab

Hand the ball back to the ref, son

The ultimate celebration is no celebration at all.

Write a letter to the troops

Only if Newton actually loves the freedom to celebrate.

Shake a defender’s hand

A touchdown isn’t impressive unless someone else was playing defense on the play.


If Newton truly believes he’s not above the team.

Look a reporter in the eye and answer their question

This is literally the most important way for us to judge someone’s character.

Puff his chest, thrust his pelvis and arrogantly strut in the face of his opponent

Because football is supposed to be fun.

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