All football fans agree that the NFL's penalties (and fines) for excessive celebration are inconsistent and overly harsh. Here's a solution.
The NFL is serious about limiting touchdown celebrations, already calling five penalties through two weeks this season, while only calling nine total last season.
A Rex Ryan balloon inflating and deflating. A Ryan Fitzpatrick float intercepted on the way to the parade route. An overloaded Cowboys bandwagon. Here's a sketch on an NFL-themed Thanksgiving Day Parade gone wrong.
Players and coaches like to say football is an infinite complex ballet that's too complicated for laymen to understand. But Will Leitch argues that the NFL is actually rather simple, and it all comes down to the signal caller.