INDIANAPOLIS — Colts extensive receiver Michael Pittman Jr. and New England Patriots cornerback Kyle Dugger had been ejected within the third quarter of Indianapolis’ 27-17 victory after the 2 bought into an altercation.
The incident occurred when Dugger took exception to Pittman’s aggressive blocking on a rush by Indianapolis operating again Jonathan Taylor.
Dugger had his arm across the again of Pittman’s neck when the Colts receiver shoved him off. The 2 then pushed one another, with Pittman’s helmet partially hanging off his head. Dugger retaliated through the use of his left hand to shove Pittman within the face, which brought about him to stagger to the bottom.
Dugger did not cease there. He ripped Pittman’s helmet off because the receiver was falling. The pushing and shoving continued whereas they had been on the bottom as gamers from each groups tried to interrupt up the incident.
The officers met momentarily earlier than giving each gamers dead-ball private fouls and disqualifying them.
In his quick time within the league, Pittman has gained a repute for being an aggressive blocker, and sometimes has combined it up with the opposition.
The loss snapped New England’s seven-game profitable streak. The Colts have received 4 of their final 5 video games.