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When former safety LeRoy Butler invented The Lambeau Leap in 1993, it became a popular thing to do after reaching the endzone. Nowadays, it’s regarded as a verifiable tradition in Green Bay, as much a part of the city as its bone-chilling winters and world-renowned cheese. For the veteran players, it’s a requirement. For the rookies and younger players, it’s a rite of passage.
Like most good things, however, it’s not without fault. What can go wrong when jumping into the waiting arms of your adoring audience, you ask? Those who are unnecessarily touchy-freely (and in clear violation of the bro code).
Let’s get a first-hand account from receiver Greg Jennings, whose leaped quite a few times in his seven-year career.
“I try to go away from the men because the men get a little grabby,” Jennings said, via ProFootballTalk.com. “The women get grabby too but them men it’s like come on, really, seriously? I’m another guy.”
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Green Bay Packers wide receiver Greg Jennings told Erik Kuselias of NBC Sports Radio, via ProFootballTalk.com that the Lambeau Leap can be quite hazardous.
“I try to go away from the men because the men get a little grabby,” Jennings said. “The women get grabby too but them men it’s like come on, really, seriously? I’m another guy.”
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