Santonio Holmes and the NFL's 7 Biggest Punks

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Santonio Holmes and the NFL's 7 Biggest Punks

There is no denying that, in 21st century sports, there is as much of a premium put on entertainment value as there is athletic skill.

Someone who sells tickets and scores touchdowns is much more marketable than some Silent Bob who may have a greater gift for putting points on the board or sacking quarterbacks.

The line separating flare and flash from outright absurdity seems to have blurred in years of late, and because of this, it transcends the established routine of "boys will be boys" disregard. It is beginning to cost teams dearly and needs to be restricted.

Between the endless contract squabbles over unimaginable mountains of cash, coach and player intrasquad drama, extracurricular run-ins with the law or the total abandonment of regard for fellow players and rules, it is clear that a new era of punk has assumed control of the National Football League.

There are surely dozens more that can be added to this list, but these are my seven most notorious.

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