Stephen Tulloch tears ACL during sack celebration, placed on IR

Stephen Tulloch's season is over after a sack-celebration injury. (USATSI)
Stephen Tulloch's season is over after a sack-celebration injury. (USATSI)

A day after Stephen Tulloch injured his knee mid-sack celebration, Lions coach Jim Caldwell announced that the linebacker would be placed on injured reserve with a torn ACL.

Don't worry, though. Caldwell has no plans to keep his players from celebrating. "It's not going to happen," he said. "This is an emotional game ... we want enthusiasm."

Perhaps with the caveat that leaving the ground is prohibited. Because clearly, going airborne is the culprit.

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Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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