NFL Suspends Myles Garrett for Rest of Season
NFL Suspends Myles Garrett for Rest of Season.
Garrett was ejected from his team's 21-7 win over the Steelers for swinging a helmet at Pittsburgh QB Mason Rudolph.
Rudolph, who was hit by the helmet, had no head protection at the time.
According to ESPN, Garrett will not receive any pay during his suspension.
The six-game ban is the longest ever for an on-field altercation during an NFL game.
Garrett, the number one pick in the 2017 Draft, has since expressed remorse for his actions.
"I lost my cool and what I did was selfish and unacceptable." - Myles Garrett, via statement.
"I want to apologize to Mason Rudolph, my teammates, our entire organization, our fans and to the NFL." - Myles Garrett, via statement.
A source adds to ESPN that Garrett is expected to file an appeal against the suspension