Saturday, September 12, 2009

Added Excitement Or Bad Sportsmanship?

There are two schools of thinking on showmanship/taunting in the NFL. One is that there is no room for any sort of it, the other is that it is part of an entertainment industry that makes the games more fun for the fans.

During the Pittsburgh/Tennessee game, Titans receiver Justin Gage caught a TD pass and then had a little interaction with a Pittsburgh fan afterward:

You tell me: is it a low class taunting episode, or is it part of the game experience and is only denounced by stiff types who are inured to the no fun nature of the NFL?

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