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NFL suspends Cleveland Browns’ Myles Garrett indefinitely

The discipline comes hours after Garrett ripped Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet off and hit him with it.
Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett walks off the field after he was ejected late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. The Browns won 21-7. (AP Photo/David Richard) [DAVID RICHARD  |  AP]
Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett walks off the field after he was ejected late in the fourth quarter of an NFL football game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland. The Browns won 21-7. (AP Photo/David Richard) [DAVID RICHARD | AP]
Published Nov. 15
Updated Nov. 15

CLEVELAND — Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has been suspended by the NFL for at least the rest of season and postseason.

The decision came Friday, the day after Garrett ripped off Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and hit him with it in the head in the final seconds as the Browns’ 21-7 win on Thursday night ended with a wild brawl between the rivals.

Players from both sidelines spilled on the field during the wild melee, which began after Garrett wrestled Rudolph to the ground after he threw the ball on a meaningless play with the outcome decided. Garrett, Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey and Browns defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi were ejected.

Here’s a statement from the Browns:

This story will be updated.

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