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Pittsburgh Steelers offensive lineman Chukwuma Okorafor was ripped on social media Thursday evening after an odd decision to fall on Cleveland Browns linebacker Anthony Walker Jr. although he was by now down.
The engage in occurred in the 3rd quarter with the Steelers major the Browns 14-13. Steelers quarterback Mitchell Trubisky threw a small go to Jaylen Warren, who built a couple moves and acquired 35 yards on the play. Okorafor was identified as for a penalty for remaining ineligible down discipline when Walker writhed in ache.
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Cleveland’s medical staff members attended to Walker and when the broadcast returned from a professional a medical cart was out for Walker and his left leg was set in a brace.
Replay of the incident confirmed Okorafor throwing a ferocious block at Walker, who instantly went down. About two seconds go by and the replay confirmed Okorafor jumping on the back of Walker, who was now confront down on the floor.
Walker was on the clinical cart and Okorafor came about to verify on him. Walker was afterwards ruled out.
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Okorafor faced scrutiny for what appeared to be an needless pancake on the defender.
Okorafor, 25, was a third-round draft choose in 2018 out of Western Michigan. He’s begun in 37 out of 38 game titles for the Steelers coming into Thursday.
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Walker, 27, was a fifth-spherical draft pick in 2017 out of Northwestern. He joined the Browns in 2021 from the Indianapolis Colts. He’s performed in 15 online games for the Browns.