Puns threads are like shooting stars, they burn bright and fast before petaling out.
What is this the fun police? Its just a bit of off-season boredom, when there is actually something to talk about, it will slow down. And player threads are pretty light on for info generally, there will eventually be so many other footy related discussions going on.
Saga take over is similar. Most people will get called out by other posters and then move on. Mods already do a good job of warning people when they get out of hand.
Neither should be ban worthy, current rules about individuals doing repetative posting I think are more than sufficient.