Titans’ Rashaan Evans ejected for punching Broncos tight finish Jake Butt

Titans linebacker Rashaan Evans punched Broncos tight finish Jake Butt within the head Monday night time through the first half of their season-opening conflict.

Evans, an integral member of Tennessee’s protection, appeared to overreact to a standard tangling of our bodies after a play; he was at first assessed a standard private foul penalty earlier than the NFL’s distant replay heart upgraded the decision to an ejection.

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Quickly after Evans bought the boot, Broncos quarterback Drew Lock discovered tight finish Noah Fant over the center for a go-ahead landing go.

Evans made 111 tackles in 2019 and doled out eight quarterback hits. He was a first-round select of Alabama in 2018.

Butt, the recipient of the punch, made the Broncos roster this yr after tearing his ACL for a 3rd time final summer time.

Twitter took Evans to process whereas making enjoyable of Butt for his enthusiastic snitching:

Rashaan Evans private foul after the play. Evans punched Jake Butt and has been ejected from the sport. Completely cannot occur. #Titans @NC5

— Steve Layman (@SteveLayman) September 15, 2020

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