The renewed effort to enforce taunting rules will target “baiting or taunting acts or words” and “abusive, threatening or insulting language or gestures” toward players, coaches and game officials, as defined by the N.F.L.’s unsportsmanlike conduct rules.
It is already off to a terrible start as normal things we have become accustomed to will no longer be allowed.
Put it like this, if player A in the NBA dunks on player B and looks at him while yelling, screaming or whatever….It’s a technical foul. This is what yu can look forward to in the NFL.
During the Colts-Panthers preseason game, running back Benny LeMay had just had an impressive run where he dragged the pile of players for several yards. He was excited about his play, so he got up to talk a bit of crap before tossing the ball to the ref.
He was flagged.
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