Mason Rudolph avoids suspension in Myles Garrett incident, leaving some NFL fans upset

Mason Rudolph avoids suspension in Myles Garrett incident, leaving some NFL fans upset 1

Mason Rudolph was not punished for his function that led to Myles Garrett ripping the helmet off of the Steelers quarterback’s head, after which hitting him with it. 

While Garrett’s actions had been clearly extra extreme, resulting in an indefinite suspension by the league, many felt Rudolph was not with out blame and that he bought off the hook too simply. Rudolph had escalated the scenario on the bottom as cameras caught him trying to tear off Garrett’s helmet earlier than the rest came about.

The video additionally reveals an obvious kick to Garrett’s groin, though that regarded extra incidental than purposeful.

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Rudolph then prolonged the skirmish by chasing Garrett after his helmet was ripped off.

ESPN’s Max Kellerman was particularly vocal about Rudolph’s function (his feedback had been made earlier than the suspensions had been introduced) throughout Friday morning’s “First Take.”

“Mason Rudolph needs to be suspended at least a game,” Kellerman stated. “He was the one who started the fight, tried to take Myles Garrett’s helmet off.”

Kellerman wasn’t the one one who thought Rudolph bought off straightforward, and that was earlier than the suspensions had been introduced. Several fans and even gamers identified that Rudolph escalated the incident.

While Rudolph wasn’t introduced in the preliminary punishments handed down by the NFL, it does not precisely imply he is clear. The NFL stated in its assertion that “additional discipline for other players will be forthcoming through the standard accountability process including those players that left the bench to enter the fight area.”

Having stated that, although, it appears if Rudolph had been going to be punished harshly by the league he would have been included in the preliminary assertion by the league. He appears to have prevented suspension utterly, however NFL Media’s Tom Pelissero says Rudolph will likely be fined for his function. It’s not clear when, or how a lot.

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