Chiefs Tyreek Hill fined $12K for pom-pom celebration vs Steelers
Chiefs Tyreek Hill celebrated a touchdown last week against the Steelers by dancing with pom-poms among the cheerleaders. The NFL fined the WR $12K today.
In last week’s Kansas City vs Steelers matchup, Chiefs’ wide receiver Tyreek Hill celebrated a third-quarter touchdown with a dance that the internet can’t get enough of.
Hill ran to the sideline after scoring, swang a pair of pom-poms from a Chiefs’ cheerleader, and busted out a little dance. To save you the imagination, here’s a little clip of the “pom-pom celebration”:
The NFL, once again, decided that Hill’s little celebration resembled unsportsmanlike conduct, fining the 27-year-old a $12,875 infraction as a result of celebration.
NFL Network reporter Tom Pelissero reported no flag was thrown, and Hill tweeted, “I didn’t see a no letter in my locker doesn’t count.”
While many Chiefs and Hill fans came to his defense, tweeting #NoFunLeague in solidarity, others also expressed frustration online over other NFL players fined; Rams defensive tackle Aaron Donald was fined $10,815 for unnecessary roughness, while some say Donald attempted to choke Arizona’s offensive tackle DJ Humphries.
This is Kansas City's seventh player to incur a fine, including preseason and postseason fines, totaling $48,657 worth of infractions.
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