PITTSBURGH — There are apologies, but not lessons.
This was Mike Tomlin’s information five days eliminated from the Steelers’ end-of-recreation struggle with the Cleveland Browns on Thursday Night time Football.
With eight seconds to perform Myles Garrett strike Mason Rudolph after he dumped off a brief move. The Cleveland Browns defensive end lingered on prime of the quarterback, who then tried using to jerk Garrett’s helmet off the back again of his head. Garrett dragged Rudolph to his ft by his deal with mask, tore his helmet off his head – as David DeCastro attempted to keep the gamers separated – and then hit Rudolph above the head with the quarterback’s very own helmet.
Maurkice Pouncey flew in to strike Garrett, then kicked him though he was held on the ground by DeCastro. Larry Ogunjobi shoved Rudolph back again to the floor before Matt Feiler pushed him absent.
“It was unpleasant, it was unattractive for the game of football. I feel all of us included at the game particularly at this amount want to safeguard and defend the recreation, and its integrity, and in that occasion it was compromised, of course with an unlucky incident,” Tomlin explained. “We were a section of it. We acknowledge obligation for steps inside it.”
Late Friday early morning, the NFL introduced that Garrett would be suspended for the relaxation of the calendar year whilst Pouncey and Ogunjobi confronted 3-activity and a single-video game suspensions, respectively. All are matter to attractiveness and fines beyond their suspensions without spend.
Tomlin did say Tuesday he didn’t want to elaborate further more out of deference to the enchantment method.
But when asked what can be acquired to reduce related incidents from breaking out, Tomlin referred to the Browns.
“I do not know, you received to ask those men,” he stated.
Said Tomlin, when pressed: “You know I really don’t know that we did nearly anything to make it occur in any case in the initial location. Which is why I reported we didn’t have nearly anything to study from it.”
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