Antonio Brown’s twerking, or as he calls it, “boomin’ dance” will probably cost him around $10,000 when the fine officially comes down from the league office. Typically, taunting or unsportsmanlike conduct penalties run a player up to $12,000, but we don’t know officially what he was fined for, yet. That doesn’t mean Brown isn’t going to change his ways — he is going to adjust his celebrations. He doesn’t want any penalties affecting his team or his bank account.
When he discussed the penalty with Doug Gottlieb on CBS Sports Radio, Brown was introspective about his celebration.
“Well, I got to be smart in regards to that. I never want to put my team in a bad predicament. Maybe I’ll keep (the twerking) to a minimum of two pumps instead of three.”
Here’s the thing — Antonio Brown pumped at least five times. Let’s break it down.