NFL teams have shot back at the leagues ban on franchises posting game highlights to social media by recreating Sundays games using toys

NFL teams have shot back at the leagues ban on franchises posting highlights to social media by recreating Sundays games using toys.

Philadelphia Eagles (@Eagles)

EXCLUSIVE highlight of Malcolm’s pick. #FlyEaglesFly pic.twitter.com/AiP7FYe3Nf

October 16, 2016

Cleveland Browns (@Browns)

TOUCHDOWN BROWNS! pic.twitter.com/RjRt9DVlpB

October 16, 2016

Any team posting (real-life) highlights face a $25,000 from the league, which has denied the move is in response to falling television ratings. Under the new rules, teams are also banned from posting video from their own stadiums during games. NFL Players Association spokesman George Atallah said the leagues actions had given rise to the peak ridiculous situation of teams posting fake highlights.

George Atallah (@GeorgeAtallah)

You know you’ve reached near peak ridiculous when the teams are thumbing their noses at you. #peakridiculous https://t.co/kahFUXyFF2

October 16, 2016

The NFL did not comment on the tweets from the Browns and Eagles. It is unclear whether the toys in question will count towards the teams salary caps.

Read more: https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2016/oct/16/nfl-teams-recreate-games-with-toys-following-league-ban-on-highlights

NFL teams recreate games with toys following league ban on highlights
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