National Football League to hear Garrett’s appeal early this week

Tanya Simon
November 18, 2019

Rudolph arguably started what became a chain of events that led to him getting clubbed in the head with his own helmet by Myles Garrett, who was suspended indefinitely.

Created at by Browns fan Larry Vishak, the fan-centric movement hopes to get the harsh penalty on Garrett reduced.

Harrison may think this incident goes beyond the football field, but Rudolph won't take legal action against Garrett, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

That probably will not be a huge obstacle for the NFL, as the league could just respond by placing a finite number of games on the ban. He is also required to meet with Commissioner Roger Goodell's office before he could be reinstated.

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Steelers QB Mason Rudolph, left, reportedly may only receive a $35,000 fine for fighting in Thursday night's game.

On the other hand, allowing Garrett to explain himself and publicly apologize on national television for his action may have done much to salvage how people see him going forward - humanizing him after that bad act of violence.

The NFL's appeals officers for on-field player discipline, James Thrash (a former wide receiver for the Washington Redskins and Philadelphia Eagles) and Hall-of-Famer Derrick Brooks (formerly of the Tampa Bay Buccanneers) will hear the appeals over the next two days and are expected to announce their decision by Wednesday.

Garrett apologized shortly after the league's ruling, saying: "I made a awful mistake". "Bad happens in this world and people can take this moment - it could ruin them - people could take this moment, man up for their actions and keep going".

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