There have been 1,150 touchdown in the NFL this season. The Wall Street Journal has crunched the data of all those touchdowns to find out what the most common celebration is.
Interestingly enough, celebrating with the team while not doing anything particularly notable came in first with over a quarter of all celebrations. The boring “jump and bump” came in second with a 130 instances.
I was really hoping we’d have a specific total on how many NFL players did the “terio” dance, but it was just lumped into “dance” which was done about 107 times. I’d like to think the number of Terio dances done is 107 minus Joseph Fauria celebrations.
Interestingly enough dancers are usually players who don’t find the end zone, like defensive players and rookies. According to the WSJ, 64 percent of end zone dancers have 10 or fewer career touchdowns.
Signature moves like Dez Bryant’s “X” celebration account for 105 celebrations or 9.1 percent of the total. 14 times an NFL player had his “signature” touchdown celebration mocked.
They also have a video montage of every NFL touchdown celebration and explaining what each one is: