Well, it's official. The NFL is handing out some suspensions. JuJu and George Iloka both given a one game suspension for violations of safety-related playing rules.
Jon Runyan, NFL Vice President of Football Operations, issued the suspensions.
In his letter to Smith-Schuster, he wrote:
“You are suspended for the dangerous and unsportsmanlike acts you committed during the fourth quarter of last night’s game. Specifically, with 7:10 remaining, on a passing play to a running back, you lined up a defender and delivered a violent and unnecessary blindside shot to his head and neck area. You then “celebrated” the play by standing over him and taunting him. The contact you made with your opponent placed the opposing player at risk of serious injury and could have been avoided. Your conduct following the hit fell far below the high standards of sportsmanship expected of an NFL player.”
See the Full NFL release HERE.
NFL suspends JuJu Smith-Schuster & George Iloka 1 game for violations of safety-related playing rules pic.twitter.com/s0amw0bh6V— Bleacher Report (@BleacherReport) December 5, 2017
JuJu Smith-Schuster & George Iloka have each been suspended 1 game for violations of safety-related playing rules. pic.twitter.com/OyDq7Ca4jy— Michael Signora (@NFLfootballinfo) December 5, 2017