Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph and Browns protective end Myles Garrett are still feuding on what precisely took place prior to a brawl in between their 2 teams on Nov. 14.
Garrett was suspended forever for his function because brawl, which saw him rip Rudolph’s helmet off and utilize it as a weapon in the occurring melee. He was restored by the NFL just on Wednesday. On Friday, a video revealing Garrett– appearing on “Outside the Lines” in his first thorough interview because that event– declared Rudolph called him “a stupid N-word.”
“When he said it, it kind of sparked something,” Garrett informed ESPN press reporter Mina Kimes. “But I still tried to let it go, still tried to walk away. But when he came back, it kind of reignited the situation.”
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Rudolph reacted to Garrett’s accusation on Saturday, not just calling it “1000% False,” however likewise “a disgusting and reckless attempt to assassinate my character.”
I did not, have not, and would not utter a racial-slur
This is a careless and revolting effort to assassinate my character. https://t.co/mZcEcC0tCl
— Mason Rudolph (@Rudolph2Mason) February 15,2020
Steelers coach Mike Tomlin likewise launched a declaration on Saturday in assistance of Rudolph, stating he engaged with numerous players and coaches in the Browns company, none of whom proven Garrett’s claim.
The NFL stated it discovered “no evidence” Rudolph used a racial slur versus Garrett following an examination after the game.