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Sport Browns’ Garrett suspended for rest of season by NFL

19:25  15 november  2019
19:25  15 november  2019 Source:   ap.org

Freddie Kitchens: I’m embarrassed and Myles Garrett is embarrassed

  Freddie Kitchens: I’m embarrassed and Myles Garrett is embarrassed Browns head coach Freddie Kitchens did not in any way excuse the actions of defensive end Myles Garrett after Thursday night’s game. Kitchens said Garrett ripping off Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph‘s helmet and bashing him over the head with it is far out side the bounds of what the Browns will tolerate. “Of course that’s [more]Kitchens said Garrett ripping off Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph‘s helmet and bashing him over the head with it is far out side the bounds of what the Browns will tolerate.

Opinion: NFL should suspend Browns ' Myles Garrett for rest of season — at minimum — for helmet swing. Myles Garrett , the best player on the Cleveland Browns ' roster and (up until now) a leading contender for defensive player of the year honors, shouldn't play again this season .

Myles Garrett lost his mind as the Cleveland Browns secured a 21-7 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday Night Football , and the only logical repercussion for the NFL What Garrett did is worse than the two most despicable on-field incidents the NFL has seen over the last two decades.

CLEVELAND  -- Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has been suspended for at least the rest of the regular season and postseason by the NFL for swinging a helmet and striking Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head.

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett walks off the field after he was ejected late in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. The Browns won 21-7.© ASSOCIATED PRESS Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett walks off the field after he was ejected late in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. The Browns won 21-7.

Garrett's violent outburst in the final seconds of Thursday's nationally televised game against the Steelers landed him the longest suspension for a single on-field infraction in league history. Tennessee's Albert Haynesworth was suspended five games in 2006.

Maurkice Pouncey suspended three games

  Maurkice Pouncey suspended three games The NFL has handed out discipline to players involved in the fracas late in Thursday night’s Browns-Steelers game. Browns defensive end Myles Garrett drew the longest suspension for taking off Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph‘s helmet and bashing him in the head with it, but Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey has also been suspended for his response [more]The NFL has handed out discipline to players involved in the fracas late in Thursday night’s Browns-Steelers game.

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett , left, gets ready to hit Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, second from left, with a helmet during the second half of an NFL football game Rudolph didn’t know if Garrett should be suspended but he felt a specific way about Garrett ’s actions.

The league can send a powerful message by saying that Myles Garrett can't play again in 2019 after what he did to Steelers quarterback Mason Week 11: Struck Steelers QB Mason Rudolph over head with helmet@ NFL should suspend him for the rest of season # Browns pic.twitter.com/Uf3hi5K4L7.

Garrett ripped off Rudolph's helmet and clobbered him on top of the head, triggering a brawl between the rivals.

Steelers center Maurkic Pouncey was suspended three games for punching and kicking Garrett, and Browns defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi was suspended for one game. He shoved Rudolph to the ground from behind during the melee.

The league said Garrett will have to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell before his reinstatement is considered.

The Steelers and Browns were also fined $250,000 each.

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a group of football players on a field: Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) hits Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph (2) with his own helmet as offensive guard David DeCastro (66) tries to stop Garrett during the fourth quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium on November 14, 2019. 

Goodell: Garrett discipline had to make clear actions were unacceptable .
Just about everyone in the football world weighed in on Browns defensive end Myles Garrett‘s helmet swing to Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph‘s head last Thursday and NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell’s thoughts have now been added to the file. Goodell spoke to Gary Myers of OTG the morning after the game in an interview that was [more]

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