NFL world stunned by Myles Garrett attack on Mason Rudolph: Calls for season-long ban, jail

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Thursday’s Browns-Steelers game ended with an ugly brawl that saw Cleveland defensive end Myles Garrett remove Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph’s helmet and swing it at his unprotected head.

James Harrison: ‘6 months in jail on the street’

Current and former NFL players watching from home were stunned and took to Twitter with reactions predicting a season-long ban, while James Harrison said an assault like that would warrant jail time if it happened on the street.

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Patrick Mahomes, J.J. Watt, others react

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Former players working as analysts on the NFL Network set also shared strong reactions.

Steve Smith:

“You can't do that. That has no place. Thursday night, Sunday night, Monday night, the local schoolyard, it's just unacceptable.”

Michael Irvin:

"It was scary to watch, it really is."

Joe Thomas:

"There's a line you don't cross, and he crossed it."

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