Talking to reporters following the Cleveland Browns’ win over the New York Giants, Myles Garrett confirmed he is nonetheless coping with the after results of COVID-19.
CLEVELAND — If Myles Garrett has appeared extra drained in current weeks, you are not mistaken.
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Following the Cleveland Browns’ 20-6 win over the New York Giants on Sunday Night time Soccer, the star defensive finish confirmed that he is nonetheless coping with the consequences of his bout with the coronavirus (COVID-19).
“It’s sure to have an effect on your lungs, and I really feel like I would like these to be on the market and provides my full effort,” Garrett mentioned after tallying 4 tackles half of a sack in opposition to the Giants. “It’s laborious to make a transfer or do one thing that goes to expend lots of power, figuring out that it’s a must to do it once more the following play and the following play. It form of throws off what I’m doing, however simply need to go on the market and make it occur.”
After initially being positioned on the NFL’s reserve/COVID-19 record on Nov. 20, the 24-year-old Garrett went on to overlook the Browns’ victories over the Philadelphia Eagles and Jacksonville Jaguars. Though he returned to tally a sack in Cleveland’s win over the Tennessee Titans, he was noticeably much less disruptive than typical in final week’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens and Sunday’s win vs. the Giants.
Talking to reporters on a Zoom name following Sunday evening’s victory, Garrett revealed he had simply gotten over a coughing match within the locker room.
“I’m simply getting over a coughing match from the locker room earlier. I’m attempting to get some water into my system and be capable to breathe,” he mentioned. “Taking these deep huge breaths are robust proper now with the shortness of breath and that turning right into a cough or getting choked up. You simply need to discover a means.
“It’s about need. It doesn’t matter how I really feel, I’ve to do one thing on the sphere. Once I get off of the sphere, I can catch my breath and perhaps go see somebody and attempt to work with somebody. Hopefully, if we make it to the playoffs, I can attempt to get myself to as near 100 p.c as potential.”
Taking to social media, nevertheless, the No. 1 choose of the 2017 NFL Draft was extra succinct in his evaluation of the scenario.
“F— Covid,” Garrett posted in a tweet, alongside two emojis that included a pair of lungs.