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