AP source: NFL to hear Garrett's appeal early this week

ABC News

Myles Garrett will soon learn when he can play again. The Cleveland Browns star defensive end, who was suspended indefinitely after the NFL ruled he used a helmet “as a weapon” to strike Pittsburgh quarterback Mason Rudolph in the head, will have his appeal heard by the league early this week, a person familiar with the timeline told The Associated Press on Sunday. Garrett was suspended for at least the final six regular-season games — and the playoffs, if Cleveland qualifies — for his violent outburst in the closing seconds of the Brown's 21-7 victory over the Steelers on Thursday night. Per the collective bargaining agreement, Garrett's appeal must take place before Cleveland's next game.

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