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Report: Browns' Garrett fined $42K for roughing penalties vs. Jets

Sportsnaut logo Sportsnaut 9/21/2019 Jesse Reed, Sportsnaut
a group of football players on the field © Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports

Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett had a huge night rushing the passer against the New York Jets on Monday night, but he also was a little overzealous.

Garrett was flagged twice for unnecessary roughness penalties on late hits to quarterback Trevor Siemian, who sustained a season-ending ankle injury in the process.

As a result of those hits, Garrett was fined $42,112 by the NFL  — $21,056 per penalty, according to Tom Pelissero of the NFL.com

Garrett did express remorse for injuring Siemian. Now the league is making sure he remembers it by taking money out of his pocket.

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