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The Grueling Truth - Where Legends Speak / NFL News / Myles Garrett Should not be the Top Story in Cleveland’s Victory

Myles Garrett Should not be the Top Story in Cleveland’s Victory

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Publish Date: 11/15/2019
Fact checked by: Mark Lewis
Nov 25, 2018; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett (95) reacts after defeating the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Aaron Doster-USA TODAY Sports

Well, look at this, another Cleveland Browns game and another misguided narrative. I am speaking of the November 14th matchup against long-time rivals, the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The outcome of this game was favorable; Cleveland won, and there was much rejoicing around Believeland.

Until, with eight seconds on the game clock, Browns defensive end and first overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, Myles Garrett was in a quickly escalating skirmish with Pittsburgh quarterback, Mason Rudolph.

Garrett and Rudolph were tangled up as Garrett rushed in to sack Rudolph. In the fray, Rudolph attempted to rip Garrett’s helmet off of his head. Moments later, Garrett pulled off Rudolph’s helmet, swinging and eventually thumping him on the head with it.

You can see the video for yourself.

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With Garrett on the ground, Pittsburgh’s center Maurkice Pouncey and other Pittsburgh teammates proceeded to kick and punch Garrett. Browns defensive tackle, Larry Ogunjobi and other Browns players rushed to Garrett’s defense and tried to break up the fight.

Predictably, the Fox announce team of Troy Aikman, and the eternally irritating Joe Buck screeched and squawked about the unimaginable horror of the scene. Bring on the drama, because a big old dumpster fire can always use some gasoline dumped on it.

So, now we wait for the fallout. I’ve seen some wildly dramatic headlines from this and people calling for Garrett’s suspension or permanent banning from the game.

In a locker room interview Garrett would not comment on what sparked the altercation. He did express that he regrets his actions and is ashamed of what took place. While he has no experience with suspensions, Garrett does expect serious fallout over the fight.

This is where the entire situation gets messy for me. I have never been shy about my support of Myles Garrett. He is my favorite player, and I do not claim lots of objectivity here. I think a suspension is in order. I do not think the way Myles Garrett was in any way appropriate. How Garrett acted is also not an accurate representation of who he is as a player or as a person.

While I cannot defend his actions, I would be very interested in hearing all sides of this story. Additionally, everyone who is screaming for Garrett to be drawn and quartered at dawn needs to take two steps back, sit down, and be quiet, unless you have ever competitively played football at an elite level, which I obviously have not.

I know I will be waiting to see what the NFL decides is the appropriate punishment for Garrett. I hope to see some consequences for the other players involved in the fight.

Unfortunately, there will be more to come on this story, and I will update as news emerges.

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