• NFL reduces suspension for Maurkice Pouncey following brawl during Browns game

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    PITTSBURGH - UPDATE 2:51 p.m. Thursday: Maurkice Pouncey's suspension has been reduced from three games to two games following the brawl during the Browns game Thursday night, according to the NFL.

    All discipline issued to Browns' Myles Garrett will be upheld, the NFL said. 

    Related >>> Myles Garrett accuses Mason Rudolph of using racial slur before brawl, attorney says


    Pittsburgh Steelers' center Maurkice Pouncey is appealing his three-game suspension handed down by the NFL following a brawl at the end of a "Thursday Night Football" matchup with divisional rivals the Cleveland Browns.

    That hearing will reportedly be held tomorrow. 

    ESPN reports two officers have been appointed by the NFL to review the appeals and make decisions on the appeals of three players: Pouncey, Larry Ogunjobi and Myles Garrett.

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    The league will reportedly issue "mass fines" to players who left the bench area when Myles Garrett ripped off Mason Rudolph's helmet and smashed him over the head with it in the final minutes of the game.

    RELATED: Rulings on appeals from Steelers-Browns brawl expected this week

    Rudolph could also be fined as early as this week by the league, according to reports.


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