Left Menu
Development News Edition

Browns' Garrett reiterates Rudolph used racial slur

Browns' Garrett reiterates Rudolph used racial slur
Representative image Image Credit: Flickr

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett reiterated this week that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph directed a racial slur at him prior to the melee at the end of the game between the teams in November. "He called me the N-word," Garrett told ESPN reporter Mina Kimes in an interview on Outside the Lines that aired Thursday. "He called me a 'stupid N-word.'"

Garrett received an indefinite suspension from the NFL for his actions during the waning moments of the Browns' 21-7 win over the Steelers on Nov. 14. Garrett ripped off Rudolph's helmet and used it to strike the quarterback on the top of his unprotected head during an ugly brawl on national television. The indefinite suspension ultimately cost Garrett the final six games of the 2019 regular season. He was reinstated by the league on Wednesday.

Multiple outlets reported in November that during Garrett's appeal hearing, he claimed that Rudolph used a racial slur, which sparked the on-field brawl. In Thursday's ESPN piece, Garrett said he never intended for the initial accusation to become public, adding that he didn't want it to look like he was justifying his actions. But he said, 'I know what I heard." Rudolph has denied Garrett's allegation from the outset.

"I couldn't believe it," Rudolph said in November. "I couldn't believe he would go that route after the fact."

(This story has not been edited by Devdiscourse staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

Download The Devdiscourse News App for Latest News.



Future of Food: Technology fostering the road to global food security

Technological innovation can help address most of the pressing issues facing the world today including food security by enhancing productivity, improving financial services, managing resources, addressing environmental concerns, etc....

Conspiracy theories on COVID 19: Legislators, Scientists, and Journalists all joined the Caravan

Conspiracy theories are not new for virus epidemics. There have been conspiracy theories on HIV-AIDS, Polio Vaccines, Ebola Virus, and several other diseases as well. However, what makes the 2019 Novel Coronavirus different from others is ...

Now it’s a war, Uganda deploys army to combat locust swarms

Its for the first time after 1986, the locust swarms have attacked Uganda twice in a season. With the increasing number of countries of Africa under attack by locust swarms, the problem seems to have taken a regional paradigm. Its very diff...

Top 10 Fake News, Myths and Realities on 2019 Novel Coronavirus COVID 19

With nearly 1500 deaths by January 14 and around 65,000 infections in China, the Novel Coronavirus 2019 has become one of the worst health epidemics of the 21st Century. However, 8,573 people have been cured but the rumor mongers are a...


Latest News

Rain delays start of 2nd Test between India and New Zealand

Rain has delayed the start of the second Test match between India and New Zealand at the Hagley Oval, here on SaturdayIndia need to win the match to draw the two-Test series. The visitors had lost the opening Test match by 10 wickets in Wel...

Ahead of US-Taliban deal, Shringla meets Afghan leadership including President Ghani

Foreign Secretary Harsh Vardhan Shringla on Friday met with President Ashraf Ghani and other political leaders of Kabul ahead of the signing of US-Taliban agreement on the withdrawal of Americal troops from Afghanistan. During his meeting w...

U.S. reviewing options to assist Turkey after attack in Syria

The United States is reviewing options to assist Turkey after an attack by Russian-backed Syrian government forces killed 33 Turkish soldiers in Syrias Idlib province, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.The United States is ...

Regulators move to fine telecoms for selling location data

Washington, Feb 29 AFP US regulators moved to impose fines Friday against the nations four major wireless carriers for selling location data of customers without their consent The Federal Communications Commission proposed fining T-Mobile m...

Give Feedback