Myles Garrett doesn’t disagree with Ronnie Harrison’s expulsion from the Browns-Chiefs game on Sunday afternoon. However, he’s not happy that Chiefs running back coach Greg Lewis was allowed to stay in the game.
The Browns defensive end described what he saw during the game and explained that Harrison and Lewis were both at fault for their decisions.
“I saw [Harrison]Garrett said after the game, according to the Akron Beacon Journal. “He was tangled. I saw him grow and he pushed. And I was like, “We don’t need all of that for our team. We have to be smarter than that.
“Corn [Lewis] should receive the treatment our player should receive. He should be kicked out of the game, just like Ronnie. “
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Garrett is right. Lewis clearly pushed Harrison after helping to tackle an 11-yard Clyde Edwards-Helaire reception. Harrison stepped over Edwards-Helaire, who was still on the ground after the game, but there did not appear to be any malicious intent on the game.
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Lewis also made the first push, so it’s somewhat surprising that he was whistled for a penalty but wasn’t ejected by Bill Vinovich’s side, who didn’t even whistle Harrison for a penalty before to get together to discuss the game. Lewis will almost certainly be fined for his actions, and so will Harrison.
Harrison’s ejection proved crucial for the Browns. They were already shorthanded safe from Grant Delpit’s hamstring injury, so they had to rely on solid third-string safety MJ Stewart to play most of the game opposite John Johnson III.
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