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Jason Witten on TD celebrations: I’m not clever enough to have one

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Cowboys receivers already are discussing choreographed touchdown celebrations.

As soon as the NFL announced it was relaxing its rules on end zone celebrations, the ideas began flowing.

Check me out,” Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant said, via Jon Machota of the Dallas Morning News. “When I get in that end zone Sunday, Sept. 10. We got some stuff planned.”

They just shouldn’t expect old-school tight end Jason Witten to partake. Instead, the 15-year veteran will stand back and enjoy.

“Granddad taught me a long time ago, act like you’ve been there before,” Witten said. “But better yet, I’m just not as clever as these guys.”

Witten appreciates the creativity of the touchdown celebration. He lauds Bryant’s signature X, and Ezekiel Elliott’s one-time leap into the oversized Salvation Army kettle.

“Our game is at an all-time high,” Witten said. “My kids watch it. I know a lot of guys, even in this locker room are really good at it. I enjoy seeing it, and I get a laugh out of it.

“You never want to lose the fun of it. I think they got to draw the line. The league’s in a tough spot in a lot of ways. But you never want to see the kid in these players when they make these plays lose sight of that. Hopefully they’ll be able to find a boundary there and allow these guys to still entertain and do what they like to do.”

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20 Responses to “Jason Witten on TD celebrations: I’m not clever enough to have one”
  1. wordsmith513 says: Jul 7, 2017 2:36 PM

    Good for him.

  2. LOL IDC What You Think!!! says: Jul 7, 2017 2:48 PM

    Why is he sneaking in shots just cause he has no rhythm??

  3. metalup666 says: Jul 7, 2017 2:48 PM

    Class act! Always has been! HOF

  4. thingamajig says: Jul 7, 2017 2:50 PM

    The best end zone celebrations are performed by Larry Fitzgerald and Jason Witten.

  5. cueghost says: Jul 7, 2017 2:59 PM

    I agree with Granddad’s school of thought.

  6. charger383 says: Jul 7, 2017 3:01 PM

    Many care more about acting like fools than playing football

  7. dregonspengler says: Jul 7, 2017 3:13 PM

    LOL IDC What You Think!!! says:
    Why is he sneaking in shots just cause he has no rhythm??

    I think you’ve confused rhythm with “look at me” buffoonery. Two very different things.

  8. imaduffer says: Jul 7, 2017 3:25 PM

    Can’t wait for wide receiver to do a celebration dance after a TD and then their next offensive series being carried off the field on a stretcher.

  9. bannedfromchoirpractice says: Jul 7, 2017 3:36 PM

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    imaduffer says:
    Jul 7, 2017 3:25 PM
    Can’t wait for wide receiver to do a celebration dance after a TD and then their next offensive series being carried off the field on a stretcher.
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    Thanks for saying it so I don’t have to.

  10. Cleanosaur says: Jul 7, 2017 3:37 PM

    they should drink that kids lemonade since they all invested in it.. thats 90,000 plus millions of viewers at home , free marketing.

  11. bannedfromchoirpractice says: Jul 7, 2017 3:42 PM

    Someone should do the “Barry Sanders” end-zone celebration. That would be impressive. It is, in fact, the Gold Standard of end-zone celebrations. (Or Gold Sanders, if you will.)

  12. mazenblue says: Jul 7, 2017 3:47 PM

    Most tds are a result of teamwork so Im not sure why other players cant be just as excited and celebrate also.

  13. rcali says: Jul 7, 2017 4:06 PM

    Whenever I end a great Chat session at work between team members I spike my mouse and then go around pointing at people, reminding them how much better I am compared to them. Jim and Sally in Accounting don’t appreciate it but it’s really all about me.

  14. chinahand11 says: Jul 7, 2017 4:26 PM

    Look up Billy “White Shoes” Johnson. The man could style.

  15. eagleslayer says: Jul 7, 2017 4:47 PM

    The truth is he’s clever enough NOT to have one.

  16. abninf says: Jul 7, 2017 5:18 PM

    Dez, if you start doing some pelvic thrust, butt shaking or twerking I’ll never be your fan again. Act like a damn man.

  17. abninf says: Jul 7, 2017 5:20 PM

    chinahand11 says:

    Look up Billy “White Shoes” Johnson. The man could style.
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    Then the millennials came in the league and got stupid.

  18. jimeejohnson says: Jul 7, 2017 5:31 PM

    Every single one of my cats are named after White Shoes Johnson. Man could fly!

  19. wafflestomp says: Jul 7, 2017 6:07 PM

    metalup666 says:
    Jul 7, 2017 2:48 PM
    Class act! Always has been! HOF
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    Agreed. It’s just too bad he had to waste his career on such a trashy and classless team.

  20. txmidnite says: Jul 7, 2017 6:12 PM

    Class act. First ballot

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