Myles Garrett named AFC Defensive Player of the Week (9.29.21)
For Immediate Release
Sept. 29, 2021
BEREA, Ohio – Cleveland Browns DE Myles Garrett has earned AFC Defensive Player of the Week for games played Sept. 23-27 (Week 3), the National Football League announced Wednesday.
Garrett set a Browns single game record with 4.5 sacks during the team’s 26-6 victory over the Bears on Sunday. He added seven tackles and four TFLs. Garrett helped the Browns establish single-game team records for net yards allowed (47) and net passing yards allowed (1). The Browns defense finished with nine sacks and held the Bears to 1-for-11 on third downs.
This marks Garrett’s second career Player of the Week award as he also earned the honor in Week 4 last season.
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