Found December 17, 2012 on
St. Louis Rams receiver Danny Amendola spiked a football into a man's face, and appeared to break the man's glasses, after scoring a touchdown in the fourth quarter of Sunday's NFL game against the Minnesota Vikings.
Amendola may want to plan his touchdown celebrations better in the future. Not only does he owe this man a new pair of glasses, but the Rams were down 33-7 at the time, so it seemed ill-advised. In the end, the Vikings defeated the Rams 36-22.
It could have been worse. At least Amendola didn't throw the ball directly at the man's face.
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We all remember Danny Amendola throwing a tirade (and his helmet) after breaking his collarbone earlier in the season.
Now healthy, the Rams receiver has resumed launching projectiles.
During Sunday's game against the Vikings, Amendola reeled in a touchdown reception and proceeded to do his best Rob Gronkowski impression, spiking the football.
Unfortunately for one helpless...
Danny Amendola caught a touchdown pass against the Minnesota Vikings and nailed an usher in the face with the football. The Minnesota Vikings have been dominating this game but Sam Bradford was able to lead the drive down the field for this Amendola catch and slam the ball into this nice old man’s face.
During yesterday’s Rams – Vikings game, St. Louis wide receiver Danny Amendola scored a touchdown and spiked the ball in the back of the end zone while celebrating. Unfortunately the ball hit an older gentleman in the head and apparently broke his glasses.
Hopefully the man learned that he will need to move back from the end line next time.
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St. Louis Rams receiver Danny Amendola needs to work on his spike accuracy. After scoring during the fourth quarter of the Rams-Vikings game on Sunday, the receiver fired a ball into the ground, and it bounced directly into the face of an old man who was standing at the back of the end zone.
So that’s two fouls on Amendola: One for spiking a ball while down 33-13, and another for...
Pow! Right in the kisser!
Rams receiver Danny Amendola caught one of QB Sam Bradford’s three touchdown passes in St. Louis’ 36-22 home loss to the Vikings. While Amendola’s TD reception was somewhat a thing of beauty, his spikes need a bit of work, as his celebratory spike of the football bounces off the turf and nails a stadium usher right in the head.
Judging by the poor...
As we have previously noted on this fair website, if you happen to be near an NFL sideline...you have to keep your wits about you.
After a touchdown reception by St. Louis Rams wide receiver Danny Amendola, one Rams usher took his eyes away from the ball.
Watch as Amendola's spike takes away his glasses in one fail swoop:
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It’s been quite a day in football – and this just adds to it. Danny Amendola, wide receiver on the St. Louis Rams caught a TD pass to cut the Rams’ deficit against Minnesota to 33-14 and celebrated by spiking the ball.
However, the ball came back up hitting an usher in the face shattering his glasses. See it below:
Via: @BenjiGridiron on Twitter
Danny Amendola of the St Louis Rams spikes the ball 5 feet from an older gentleman and...there goes the glasses.
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((HT: NFL on CBS/Awful Announcing))
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