Dallas Cowboys running back Ezekiel Elliot has taken the NFL by storm this season with his phenomenal play and last night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers Elliot took the sports world by storm with his touchdown celebration.
— Salvation Army USA (@SalvationArmyUS) December 19, 2016
After scoring a goal line touchdown, Elliot ran through the back of the end zone and jumped into the Salvation Army Kettle Pot making it by far the best touchdown celebration of the year.
Prepared for a fine, Elliot said that if a fine were to come, that he would donate the amount that he was fined for his celebration to the Salvation Army.
Everyone loved the celebration and social media had a field day with it. Well everyone, except New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr.
That’s funny there’s no fine for that. I could only imagine if I was the one to do it. Just bein honest .
— Odell Beckham Jr (@OBJ_3) December 19, 2016
Elliot did draw a 15 yard penalty for excessive celebration but that was it and Beckham was not supportive of the NFL’s decision at all.
Beckham has been fined on at least five separate occasions by the NFL this season. He was most recently fined $12,154 for verbal abuse/excessive profanity during the Giants’ Week 13 loss to the Steelers.