Found October 03, 2011 on
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That’s how you backflip right? Land directly on your face?
Chicago Bears RB Marion Barber rushed for a 3-yard touchdown with 1:23 left in the game against the Carolina Panthers to put the Bears up for good in the game, 34-23. Chicago would hold on to win 34-29 after Cam Newton tossed a TD pass to TE Greg Olsen in the waning seconds of the game.
It was Barber’s first action of the season, and his first as a Chicago Bear after six years...
Watch the video below as Marion Barber (Chicago Bears) celebrates his first rushing touchdown as a Bear. What an Epic Fail!
"Marion Barber of the Chicago Bears does a flip after making his first touchdown for the team in the fourth quarter against the Carolina Panthers at Soldier Field on Sunday." [Daily Herald] (H/T Disco Choo) More »
Above : possibly not the way former Cowboys RB Marion Barber envisioned making the highlight shows last night. The NFL has yet to levy penalties or fines for poorly executed celebrations, but they might consider doing so in the future.
It was nice that Chicago Bears running back Marion Barber scored his first touchdown for his new team with 1:23 left in the Bears' 34-29 victory over the Carolina Panthers, but the ex-Dallas Cowboy needs to grab a few style points in the all-important post-touchdown celebration game. For Exhibit A, I give you this debacle:
Yikes. Barber may be better off taking the example...
And this, my friends, is why players should follow Barry Sanders' lead and simply flip the ball to the ref.
Perfect music splice. Found at The Hot Glove.
OK, it's not 49ers, and has nothing to do with the 49ers, but in a break from our regularly scheduled programming we offer Devin Hester's 69-yard punt return, capped by a tumbling routine that showed off his agility, if not his artistry. Later in the Bears' Sunday win over Carolina, Marion Barber...
The Bears have struggled mightily converting third downs as of late. A lot of it has to do with penalties and just not being a disciplined team.
According to STATS, the offense leads the league with 16 three-and-outs. Also, in the 39 offensive series the Bears have had, they have punted the ball after three plays 41 percent of the time.
“To me, three-and-outs are the worst thing...