Tomlin Says No More Somersaulting Into The End Zone For Steelers


This move by Mike Tomlin I agree with 100 percent.

No more somersault leaps for the black and gold.

Tomlin laid down the law Tuesday, telling Bob Labriola of Steelers Digest that he is for now on banning the move, most recently done by WR Emmanuel Sanders in the 19-6 win over the Jets Sunday.

“There will be no more somersault-into-the-end-zone celebrations,” Tomlin said. “There is the potential for injury. That simple.”

Sanders wasn’t the first player to pull off the leap in 2013, as in the Steelers loss to the Vikings in London, rookie RB Le’Veon Bell somersaulted into the end zone as he scored.

The move not only shows up the other team, but also can cause injury, and it looks foolish for a team that has won one game in 2013 for its players to put themselves at risk as well as showboat.

Kudos to you coach Tomlin for making the move.

Related Posts Plugin for WordPress, Blogger...

Tags: , ,

About the author: Matt Loede




Recent posts in News


One Comment

  • Mario

    Tomlin is an a__! You have got more serious problem you have created that worry about how the players celebrate!

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *




Play Daily Fantasy Sports


Steelers Gab Features






Recent Comments

  • DrGeorge: The odds-makers and pundits have this game even. Ordinarily…
  • DrGeorge: Actually, guys, you are validating a point I tried to make h…
  • DaveB.: Whats really sad is , the Steelers have had a true franchise…
  • Austin: I agree but the only caveat would be to (finally) move decas…
  • DrGeorge: Tomlin knew Adams had issues with the weed, but tons of appa…