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It seems like the New Orleans Saints Tight-end Jimmy Graham is just having no luck with his celebrations these days.

Ever since the NFL banned his trademark basketball dunk over the bar earlier this year, he has experimented with a few new ones.

Graham didn't quite take to the NFL's rules in pre-season as he did his basketball style celebration twice.

He was flagged in the game both times and fined by the league for a total of $30,000 and since then, it hasn't been seen on the gridiron.

The NFL went as far as to increase the height of the goal post so as to make it harder for players to do the controversial celebration.


But now it seems another is off of Graham's list after he tried it last weekend in the Saints loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

He hasn't crossed it off his list because of the league, physical implications or even his inability to pull it off, but because of the Saints fans.

After catching a fourth quarter touchdown pass, Graham took a leap into the crowd and was caught on TV with some fans getting a bit too close.

As a fan dressed as the Joker from Batman groped Graham's rear end, it has given us one of the funniest images of the year.

It may have ruined the chance for other Saints fans to get up close and personal with their star tight-end but it has given us a moment to remember.

The Joker proves to be a hand full

Whilst a fan dressed as the Joker ruined Graham's big moment, it was Colin Kaepernick and the 49ers who ruined the Saints big day.

With both teams going into the game at 4-4, it was the 49ers who came away with a dramatic overtime win to seize the winning record.

It only took a Phil Dawson field goal in overtime to give the 49ers a 27-24 win after the Saints couldn't score in overtimes first possession.

The Saints now slip to 4-5 and despite having a losing record, they still top the NFC South over the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Atlanta Falcons and Carolina Panthers.

Despite the Saints currently being in a play-off spot they will need to shape up if they hope to challenge the other teams who will join them in the post-season.

They now face two home games against AFC North opposition in the Cincinnati Bengals and Baltimore Ravens and only two wins will suffice for the Louisiana team.

See Graham's encounter with the Joker here:

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