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NFL to Develop Player Training Video for Celebrations

Along with the training videos, the committee is also exploring ways to take dangerous hits out of the games

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    NFL to Develop Player Training Video for Celebrations
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    Wide receiver Travis Benjamin #12 of the San Diego Chargers celebrates a touchdown in the third quarter of the game against the Denver Broncos at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Oct. 30, 2016, in Denver, Colorado.

    The National Football League wants to show players how they should celebrate touchdowns during a game.

    The league is preparing a training video to show players which types of celebrations are allowed.

    Troy Vincent, the NFL executive vice president of football operations, said on Twitter Wednesday that the league is developing an educational training video, with the goal of giving the players “clear examples of appropriate and inappropriate celebrations.”

    Vincent, a former player, clarifies that the videos are not new celebrations rules but they are for "clarity and consistency for both the official and the player."

    But not everyone is happy about the idea.

    Former Cowboys player Martellus Bennett ripped NFL in a Twitter rant on Thursday.

    He said the NFL wants the players to be robots and not individuals and compared the way NFL promotes logos to the way NBA promotes players.

    Along with the training videos, the committee is also exploring ways to take dangerous hits out of the games.

    "We'll communicate this to our coaches and players with video examples of flagrant hits that may result in ejection or suspension," Vincent announced in a series of tweets.

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