Browns Head Coach Wears “Pittsburgh Started It” T-Shirt

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Vito Giovanetti, Sports Editor

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Cleveland Browns head coach, Freddie Kitchens, wore a shirt to last Sunday’s game against the Steelers that has sparked controversy. The shirt, which read “Pittsburgh Started it” was a reference to the brawl that took place two and a half weeks ago in a 21-7 win against the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Kitchens was seen prior to the game wearing a shirt that blamed the Steelers for the incident that led the Browns’ defensive end, Myles Garret, into removing the Steelers’ quarterback, Mason Rudolph’s, helmet and hitting him with it. 

Kitchens’ act has since been criticized as lacking professionalism. It was hypocritical. Some analysists suggest the incident exemplifies his lack of emphasis on eliminating penalties and turnovers and behavior on or off the field that could possibly hurt his team.