Debunking the Sports Media's Excuses for the Browns' Myles Garrett and the Helmet-Swinging Incident

Last week, there was quite a bit of confusion and outrage about an incident on Thursday Night Football when Myles Garrett got into an altercation with Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph, where the Browns’ defensive end ripped the helmet from his opponent’s head in the game’s meaningless final seconds, and then proceeded to ferociously swing it at Rudolph’s exposed skull. Action from the League was swift, and Garrett was suspended indefinitely, with no established timeframe regarding his potential return.  It wouldn’t have been hard to predict, however, that the fans’ attention and furor around the incident would be short-lived, despite the act being tantamount to assault with a deadly weapon.  YouTube screen grab And as if right on cue, several apologists are hoping to shape fans’ opinions by making dubious excuses in order to suggest that Myles Garrett shouldn’t be punished to the fullest extent possible by the...(Read Full Article)
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