NFL Hits Myles Garrett With Indefinite Ban 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 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.
NFL and Social Media React to Myles Garrett Incident. Browns defensive end Myles Garrett was ejected in the final seconds of Thursday night's game. after ripping off the helmet of Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and hitting him over the head with it. Cleveland defensive tackle Larry Ogunjobi and Pittsburgh center Maurkice Pouncey were also ejected. Heavy fines and suspensions are expected to be handed out by the league. Several NFL analysts, current and former players reacted to the brawl on social media. "In all my life of football that might have been the craziest thing I have seen on a football field!" Reggie Bush, via Twitter. "That. Is. Insanity. Wow." J.J. Watt, via Twitter. "Bro i can’t even believe that just happen." Patrick Mahomes II, via Twitter. "Suspend him for the rest of the season." Louis Riddick, via Twitter. "He’s done for year" Dez Bryant, via Twitter
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NFL Will Not Give Colin Kaepernick List of Attendees for Workout. Kaepernick and his representatives will not know which executives and coaches plan to attend his workout. Multiple teams have announced they will attend the workout, but they will not be announced by name, according to ESPN. On Tuesday, the NFL announced the private workout, which is scheduled to take place Saturday in Atlanta. The workout will include on-field work and an interview with the former quarterback. Kaepernick's representatives requested for the workout to be on a Tuesday, the typical day for NFL workouts. Nearly half of the NFL teams will be traveling to games on Saturday during the workout. Kaepernick has not played in the NFL since 2016, . when he began protesting police brutality and racial injustice by kneeling during the national anthem. Carolina Panthers safety Eric Reid, who joined Kaepernick in kneeling, said the Saturday workout "feels disingenuous.". "I'll believe it when I see it. At this point, it feels like a PR stunt." - Eric Reid, via statement
Colin Kaepernick will take part in a private workout in front of NFL teams on Saturday, but the details surrounding the event are hazy. The timing of the workout is confusing, as it takes place on a Saturday, a busier day in the NFL, and Kaepernick's team had little knowledge of the plans for the workout until the NFL approached them on Tuesday and gave them two hours to say yes.
Eric Reid, a close friend and former teammate of Colin Kaepernick, says the league's organized workout for the free agent QB feels disingenuous. (Nov. 13)
NFL Arranges Private Workout Session for Colin Kaepernick. In a possible step towards rejoining the league, the NFL has invited Kapernick to participate in a private workout session on Nov. 16. . According to reporter Adam Schefter, all 32 NFL teams have been invited to view the session, which will include an on-field workout and interview. . The workout session is reportedly an “opportunity” for Kaepernick to display his “readiness” to resume his career with the NFL. "... teams will have the opportunity to evaluate his readiness and level of interest in resuming his NFL career. His agents have said he wants to return to the NFL, and the league hopes this provides that chance." - Adam Schefter, via Twitter. Kaepernick, who hasn’t played in the NFL since 2017, also addressed the news on Twitter, saying he’s been “in shape and ready” for three years. . "I’ve been in shape and ready for this for 3 years, can’t wait to see the head coaches and GMs on Saturday." - Colin Kaepernick, via Twitter
Former NFL WR Charles Rogers Dead at 38. According to his former football coaches at high school, the Michigan State star had recently been diagnosed with cancer. Rogers was chosen second overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2003 NFL Draft. Despite a standout college career, his time in pro football was marred by drug issues and injuries. The wide receiver admitted in a 2017 interview that he had a Vicodin addiction during his tenure in Detroit. Pot use and alcohol also helped derail his NFL career. Rogers played in just 15 games with the Lions and was released in 2006. After that, he had numerous brushes with the law for assault and battery, DUI and a probation violation. The Lions have since issued a statement upon news of the wide receiver's death. We extend our heartfelt sympathies and condolences to his friends and family during this difficult time