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First Call: How Cleveland media reacted to Myles Garrett hitting Mason Rudolph with helmet

Tim Benz
Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett walks off the field after he was ejected late in the fourth quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019, in Cleveland.

Nationally, there has been a slew of reactions to Vontaze Garrett — uh, excuse me — Myles Garrett’s helmet-swinging incident Thursday night.

Hey, Myles, if O.J. Simpson is the one having your back, you probably weren’t in the right.

But what are they saying in Cleveland?

Dan Labbe of is wondering whether what Garrett did is the result of a locker room culture that has no discipline.

Former Ohio State Buckeye and Browns radio and TV analyst Dustin Fox is going after head coach Freddie Kitchens, too.

This certainly isn’t Garrett’s first offense on an NFL field.

Doug Lesmerises, also of, says Garrett damaged his reputation and tamped down the enthusiasm of the Browns’ win over the Steelers.

Anthony Lima of 92.3 The Fan seems to have a similar take.

Jonathan Peterlin, also of 92.3, notes that Larry Ogunjobi should be getting some heat, too.

Meanwhile, their colleague Daryl Ruiter is shifting blame onto Rudolph for starting it.

Tony Grossi of 850 ESPN Cleveland & Fox Sports Ohio says this game was historically brutal.

The rest of the internet, it appears, would rather just make fun of Ben Roethlisberger.

This dude abides.

Tim Benz is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tim at [email protected] or via Twitter. All tweets could be reposted. All emails are subject to publication unless specified otherwise.

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