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Notebook: NFL bans goal-post dunks, Toby Gerhart to lead Jaguars’ rush

By akrammer@1500espn.com

NFL players will be penalized next season for dunking the football over the goal post, in the same vein that players are already flagged for using any sort of prop in their touchdown celebrations.

In an interview with the “Dan Patrick Show,” the NFL’s head of officiating Dean Blandino confirmed the rule change.

“Dunking will come out,” Blandino said. “Using the ball as a prop, or any object as a prop, whether that’s the goal post, cross bar,…

Source: 1500 ESPN Sportswire

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