The attitude that we wish to alter and explain is the over use of showboating and celebrations that take place
after an advancement or a good play made during an NFL game. We feel that celebrations
are necessary in the world of sports; however, many NFL football players are trying to be as original as possible and are
loosing their class while exploiting and embarrassing themselves. In any other level of sports, showboating and taunting is
completely prohibited and many will get kicked off the field or even kicked off the team as a consequence of their actions.
Having professional athletes promote this type of behaviour is a horrible role model for the young athletes. This allows young
athletes to believe that showboating is expectable and allowed, even though it is greatly frowned upon in all most all professional
leagues. There are some professional athletes that many teams will not sign to their roster due to their attitude towards
the game and authority members during and after. The boasting, show boater can be considered an embarrassment and disgrace
to have on the field, or even the sidelines.
Even sports games, such as EA Sports Madden ’06, has acknowledged that showboating as
a negative effect on teams moral and chemistry. If you were to play a game with
the Philadelphia Eagles, the team moral would go down specifically because T.O. Owens, a popular show