NOTE: Brown DE Myles Garrett decorates Ben Roethlisberger’s tombstones, six other QB rivals

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NOTE: Brown DE Myles Garrett decorates Ben Roethlisberger's tombstones, six other QB rivals

On Garrett’s Ohio lawn — according to TMZ Sports — lay seven gravestones featuring opposing passers’ last names, numbers and helmets. Garrett has gravestones for AFC North foes Lamar Jackson, Joe Burrow and Ben Roethlisberger along with four other quarterbacks on the Browns’ schedule: the Arizona Cardinals’ Kyler Murray, Los Angeles Chargers’ Justin Herbert, Chicago Bears’ Justin Fields and New England Patriots’ Mac Jones. 

Not every signal-caller on the Browns’ schedule earned a spot on Garrett’s lawn. The Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Rodgers, Las Vegas Raiders’ Derek Carr, Denver Broncos’ Teddy Bridgewater and Detroit Lions’ Jared Goff didn’t make the cut, and Garrett hasn’t explained their omission. 

Garrett, a 25-year-old All-Pro selection and two-time Pro Bowler, has 16 quarterback hits to go along with his seven sacks this season. The Texas A&M product is well on pace to pass his career highs of 13.5 sacks and 29 quarterback hits, both of which he recorded over 16 games in 2018. 

NFL players seem to be buying into Spooky Season more than usual this year, including one of Garrett’s upcoming opponents. Rodgers, who’s growing his hair long this season, told the “Pat McAfee Show” he’s doing so to prepare for his yet-to-be-announced Halloween costume. Garrett won’t play against Rodgers until Christmas Day, though, so the locks may be gone by then. 

Story Highlights

  • Cleveland Browns defensive end Myles Garrett has feasted on quarterbacks this season, collecting a league-high seven sacks in only five games. The former No. 1 overall pick’s Halloween decorations reflect his torrid run. 

  • Each gravestone is individually customized, the likely reason why Murray’s is far smaller than the rest. At 5-11, Murray — whose Cardinals are the NFL’s lone undefeated team at 5-0 — is tied with the Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Wilson for the league’s shortest starting quarterback. Garrett’s Browns will host Murray’s Cardinals this Sunday at 4:05 ET.