Myles Garrett Claims Mason Rudolph Used Racial Slur before Helmet Strike


There's a new twist in the fight between Cleveland Browns DE Myles Garrett and Pittsburgh Steelers QB Mason Rudolph that resulted in the league suspending Garrett indefinitely.

During the on-field brawl, Garrett hit Rudolph in the head with his own helmet.

NFL insider Adam Schefter is now reporting that during Garrett's meeting with the league about his suspension, he claimed Rudolph used a racial slur before he swung the helmet.


Rudolph's lawyer ripped Garrett's late-in-the-game allegation:

"This false allegation was never asserted by Garrett in the aftermath of the game, never suggested prior to the hearing, and conspicuously absent in the apology published by the Browns and adopted by Garrett.

The malicious use of this wild and unfounded allegation is an assault on Mason's integrity which is far worse than the physical assault witnessed on Thursday."

Browns's coach Freddie Kitchens defended Garrett when asked about the new allegations during practice today.

"I stand by Myles and that's not going to waver. I'll support Myles in every way possible," he said, and refused to elaborate.

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