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4-6, 3rd in AFC North
Schefter: Garrett accused Rudolph of using a racial slur (0:26)
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Garrett's suspension upheld; Pouncey's reduced

Browns defensive end Myles Garrett's indefinite suspension has been upheld and Steelers center Maurkice Pouncey's ban has been reduced to two games following appeals, the NFL announced Thursday.

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Heyward: Rudolph 'distraught' over slur claim

The Steelers' Cam Heyward said Thursday that teammate Mason Rudolph emphatically denied directing a racial slur at the Browns' Myles Garrett and is "distraught" over the allegation.

Schefter: NFL was determined Garrett wouldn't play again this season (1:49)
Heyward: 'I know Mason didn't say it' (0:40)
Cruz: Regardless of what was said, Garrett was wrong (1:10)

Adam Schefter ESPN Senior Writer 

Myles Garrett's indefinite suspension has been upheld. Maurkice Pouncey's suspension has been reduced from 3 games to 2 games.

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NFL: No evidence of Rudolph using racial slur

The NFL "found no such evidence" that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph directed a racial slur at Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett just prior to last week's brawl, league spokesman Brian McCarthy said Thursday.


ESPN Daily: A Behind-The-Scenes Look At Who Myles Garrett Really Is

After appealing his suspension for hitting Steelers QB Mason Rudolph in the head with his own helmet, Browns DE Myles Garrett awaits the NFL's next decision. In extensive interviews done before this violent incident, ESPN's Ryan Smith gained unprecedented insight into Myles Garrett's personality and life off the field for a profile on E:60. Smith joins Mina Kimes for a closer look at Garrett, and the culture of aggression in the NFL.

Ogunjobi and Pouncey appeals update (1:01)
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Rudolph regrets his actions, is OK with Garrett

Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph says he regrets his actions from the brawl with the Browns and doesn't have ill will toward Myles Garrett, who hit Rudolph in the head with a helmet.

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Browns clear way for TE Njoku to return from IR

The Cleveland Browns designated tight end David Njoku for return from injured reserve, clearing the way for Njoku to resume practicing Wednesday and return from a wrist injury.

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Source: Garrett appeal points to 2013 Smith ban

Myles Garrett and the NFLPA argued during an appeal hearing that the indefinite ban for the Browns star -- as compared to Antonio Smith's suspension in 2013 for swinging his helmet at another player -- is excessive.

Del Rio: Garrett deserves 4-game suspension (1:33)
Foxworth: Garrett should play again this year (0:51)

Jake Trotter ESPN Staff Writer 

Baker Mayfield's $12,500 fine for criticizing officiating after the Seahawks game has been overturned after the QB won his appeal, per source. The criticism was deemed not strong enough to warrant a fine. After a 32-28 loss to Seattle, Mayfield said, “I'll probably get fined for saying this, but it was pretty bad today.'' Mayfield was referencing a controversial blindside blocking penalty against WR Jarvis Landry

Seth Walder ESPN Analytics 

Double team rate as an edge rusher (x) by pass rush win rate as an edge rusher (y). Robert Quinn, Myles Garrett, Jadeveon Clowney, DeMarcus Lawrence and Za'Darius Smith stand out for their ability to consistently win despite being double-teamed frequently. Pass rush win rate is the rate at which a defender beats his pass blocker within 2.5 seconds of the snap. It is an ESPN metric that uses NFL Next Gen Stats data.

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Kitchens: Browns standing by suspended Garrett

Cleveland coach Freddie Kitchens said Monday that the Browns will continue to support suspended defensive end Myles Garrett while also not excusing Garrett for his actions Thursday against Pittsburgh.

Ryan on Garrett appealing suspension: 'Are you out of your mind?' (1:22)

Team Stats

Passing Yards221.021st
Rushing Yards121.912th
Points For19.225th
Points Against22.8