The 10 Most Innovative Touchdown Celebrations in NFL History

June 15, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

While the average NFL fan today sees the endzone celebration as another example of the "me first" attitude of the professional athlete, the origins and motives of the end zone celebration actually come from a much more interesting place. 
Dr. Harry Edwards, a professor of Sociology at Cal-Berkely who moonlights as a sports psychologist and consultant to the San Francisco 49ers, has studied the way athletes express themselves in professional sports. 
In context, the touchdown celebration is a freedom of expression, a moment when the militaristic discipline of of football is shed for the pure joy of personal achievement. 
And then, of course, there's the Ickey Shuffle. 
From 1965 to the present day, check out the most innovative touchdown celebrations in NFL history.
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