On Monday, the Cleveland Browns received terrifying news regarding star defensive lineman Myles Garrett. The 26-year-old was in a single-vehicle accident and taken to the hospital on Monday afternoon.
We now have more clarity concerning the injuries Garrett suffered from the crash. The Browns defensive lineman reportedly suffered a shoulder sprain and biceps strain. He also has several lacerations.
Garrett's status for this weekend's game between the Browns and Falcons remains up in the air. His health and recovery is the obvious priority.
"#Browns star DE Myles Garrett suffered a shoulder sprain and biceps strain in addition to lacerations in his one-car accident Monday, per sources. All in all, good news on Garrett, whose status is TBD for Sunday against the #Falcons," said Tom Pelissero.
The team has released an official statement to address Myles Garrett's status.
"First—and most importantly—we are thankful that Myles, his passenger and no other parties were seriously injured in the single-car accident yesterday. After medical evaluation today, our team doctors at University Hospitals have concluded that Myles has sustained a shoulder sprain, biceps strain, minor lacerations as well as some bumps and bruises to various other body parts. Myles didn't suffer any fractures and has also cleared concussion protocol. Currently, our focus is on providing Myles the medical care needed for him to return to football activity. Although we hope to have him back soon, his availability for Sunday's game in Atlanta will be evaluated by team doctors throughout the week," the statement reads.
All-in-all, it's extremely fortunate Myles Garrett is okay.
We wish him the best in his recovery moving forward.