Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended rest of season for hitting Mason Rudolph with helmet

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.

News 12 Staff

Nov 15, 2019, 2:37 PM

Updated 1,613 days ago

Share:

Browns’ Myles Garrett suspended rest of season for hitting Mason Rudolph with helmet
CLEVELAND (AP) - 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.
 
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.
 
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.


More from News 12
0:45
NYPD: Protesters along Brooklyn Bridge arrested for blocking traffic

NYPD: Protesters along Brooklyn Bridge arrested for blocking traffic

2:20
WNBA draft takes over the Brooklyn Academy of Music

WNBA draft takes over the Brooklyn Academy of Music

1:48
Spring warmth in full effect with sunshine, temps in the 70s through Tuesday for NYC

Spring warmth in full effect with sunshine, temps in the 70s through Tuesday for NYC

1:46
E-bike shop owner in Flatbush behind bars, accused of unsafe conditions in his business

E-bike shop owner in Flatbush behind bars, accused of unsafe conditions in his business

2:03
Black Maternal Health Week: Mother discusses how her pregnancy inspired her to become a doctor

Black Maternal Health Week: Mother discusses how her pregnancy inspired her to become a doctor

1:22
City announces Project Home program to combat domestic violence

City announces Project Home program to combat domestic violence

1:36
It’s Tax Day: Bronx accountant breaks down what you should know

It’s Tax Day: Bronx accountant breaks down what you should know

1:53
NYPD: Williamsburg jewelry store robbed in broad daylight; incident caught on camera

NYPD: Williamsburg jewelry store robbed in broad daylight; incident caught on camera

2:00
FDNY: Mother, daughter injured in late night Sunset Park apartment fire

FDNY: Mother, daughter injured in late night Sunset Park apartment fire

1:43
Brooklyn resident helping Brooklyn Public Library by organizing races to raise funds

Brooklyn resident helping Brooklyn Public Library by organizing races to raise funds

0:22
NYPD: 2 men wanted in connection to Cypress Hills gunpoint robbery

NYPD: 2 men wanted in connection to Cypress Hills gunpoint robbery

0:26
Fire officials: 15 people injured in bus, truck crash in Downtown Brooklyn

Fire officials: 15 people injured in bus, truck crash in Downtown Brooklyn

1:27
NYPD deploys resources to places of worship amid increased Middle East tensions

NYPD deploys resources to places of worship amid increased Middle East tensions

1:40
Demonstrators outside Kings Plaza Mall push for changes to immigration policy

Demonstrators outside Kings Plaza Mall push for changes to immigration policy

1:17
Brooklyn Children’s Museum hosts ‘Celebrate Eid al-Fitr’ festival

Brooklyn Children’s Museum hosts ‘Celebrate Eid al-Fitr’ festival

0:25
Police: Man who punched 9-year-old girl at Grand Central Terminal arrested

Police: Man who punched 9-year-old girl at Grand Central Terminal arrested

2:32
Community advocates rally and call for changes in aftermath of NYPD's decision in Kawaski Trawick case

Community advocates rally and call for changes in aftermath of NYPD's decision in Kawaski Trawick case

2:39
‘A very dangerous time.’ NYC synagogues and Jewish organizations on high alert after Iran attack

‘A very dangerous time.’ NYC synagogues and Jewish organizations on high alert after Iran attack

0:43
NYPD: Victims identified, arrest made in Fordham crash that killed 2

NYPD: Victims identified, arrest made in Fordham crash that killed 2

2:04
CDC: Most women do not get a mammogram because of financial difficulties

CDC: Most women do not get a mammogram because of financial difficulties