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Romeo Crennel: Kansas City Chiefs shouldn't dance


Romeo Crennel -- and all of television land -- had a tough time reconciling the image of his one-win Kansas City Chiefs dancing and prancing around Monday night after scoring a touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

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A band of Chiefs defenders was flagged for excessive celebration after Justin Houston returned an apparent Steelers fumble for the score. Unfortunately for the dance troupe, the play was ruled an incomplete pass. Then, Dwayne Bowe was penalized for taunting Pittsburgh on a touchdown catch that also wound up being called back for penalty.

Come on, fellas.

Crennel emphasized he wasn't the choreographer of the dance party, and he isn't sure what got into his Chiefs on Monday night.

"I have no idea," the coach told The Kansas City Star. "It was a surprise to me to see some of those celebrations, per se. The rules are explicit about no celebrating, particularly group celebrations. You cannot have those. Our guys, they know the rules and they should not have done it. I will talk to my players about that, and I don't expect it to happen again."

The Chiefs never led in regulation in a game this season before taking a 7-0 advantage against the Steelers. We've seen infrequent opportunities for spontaneous dance in Kansas City, and it's almost hard to blame this battered team, but Crennel (in theory) is clamping down.

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