When Steve Johnson pretended to shoot himself in the leg (mocking the fact that Plaxico Burress had to spend two years in prison after he shot himself in the leg at a night club) following his touchdown against the New York Jets on Sunday, he entered himself into an elite group of the greatest touchdown celebrations of all-time.
For some reason, the NFL does not like to see its players celebrate after scoring, so we do not get to see these shenanigans often. Johnson was fined $10,000 for his celebration Sunday, a fine I think he will gladly take considering all of the attention it has gotten him. After all, that is all that wide receivers care about these days; attention.
Now let's take a look at some of the other greatest touchdown celebrations the NFL has ever seen and where this celebration ranks among the greats.