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Myles Garrett suspended at least the rest of the season after Thursday’s incident

Browns defensive end receives ban after swinging helmet at Steelers QB Mason Rudolph last night.

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett rips the helmet off of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph during the fourth quarter at FirstEnergy Stadium. Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports

The NFL has suspended Browns DE Myles Garrett indefinitely for at least the rest of the season after the incident with Steelers QB Mason Rudolph last night on Thursday Night Football. The suspension is for violating unnecessary roughness and unsportsmanlike conduct policies along with fighting. He will be required to meet with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell before he can be reinstated.

Steelers OL Maurkice Pouncey was also suspended for three games and Steelers’ Larry Ogunjobi was suspended for one game after the altercation. Each player has three business days to file an appeal.

Each organization has been fined $250,000. The Browns released this statement on Garrett:

Myles Garrett has released his own statement on the suspension.