Olivier Vernon and the Cleveland Browns got blown out by Jimmy Garoppolo and the San Francisco 49ers, and the frustration boiled over early.
During the first quarter on a reverse, Vernon took a cheap shot at Garoppolo, landing a punch with his left hand to Garoppolo’s upper body.
Here’s video of the play. Garoppolo was getting up after stumbling a bit, and Vernon took a swing.
Now here’s a still image after impact.
This wasn’t an accidental blow. Vernon intentionally took a shot at Garoppolo’s head with his left hand.
You can be sure the NFL is going to be taking an interest in this particular play, and Vernon will likely be fined for his action.