BERIA, Ohio (NWN) — Cleveland Browns defensive end Miles Garrett is tackling the quarterback on the field and burying him in his front yard.
The sacked leader of the NFL has decorated the lawn of his suburban home with fake gravestones of seven opposing quarterbacks, including Ben Roethlisberger of Pittsburgh, Lamar Jackson of Baltimore and Joe Burrows of Cincinnati.
Garrett, a self-proclaimed Halloween fanatic, also has a two-story skeleton and several pumpkins as part of his themed display.
“The people in my house like to have fun,” said Garrett, smiling after Friday’s practice. “I’ve always done stuff for Halloween since I was little. My family and my friends thought it would be something cool. It’s still fun.”
Kyler Murray of Arizona, Justin Fields of Chicago, Mack Jones of New England and Justin Herbert of the Chargers are also part of the performance at Garrett’s home.
Garrett, who has seven sacks in the first five games, set a franchise record with 4 1/2 against Fields on 26 September. He brought down Herbert once last week and faced Murray at FirstEnergy Stadium on Sunday.
The two-time Pro Bowl selection said he is surprised by the amount of traffic his performance has brought to the neighborhood, but has no plans to take it down before October 31.
“I can’t say no to the kids, so I’ll definitely keep handing out candy on Halloween,” Garrett said. “But grown men and women, please don’t do that. Hopefully, they can leave me because he is my refuge and abode.”
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