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Chiefs assistant coach Greg Lewis and Browns safety Ronnie Harrison were involved in a sideline altercation in Week One that initially saw the officials announce a penalty on Lewis, only to discuss what happened, reverse course and eject Harrison from the game while not penalizing Lewis.
But while Lewis avoided a penalty, he said today that he shouldn’t have let any kind of altercation with a player happen, and won’t let it happen again.
“I lost my cool,” Lewis said. “I need to be a better example and defuse the situation. It’s something I shouldn’t have been a part of. . . . It’s not going to happen again.”
After the incident, the NFL sent a memo out reminding all teams that any personnel on the sideline should not have any unnecessary physical contact with opposing players. Lewis says he heard the message loud and clear.
Greg Lewis vows sideline altercation won’t happen again originally appeared on Pro Football Talk