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Cleveland Browns’ Cam Erving and Dallas Cowboys’ David Irving Ejected From Game After Fight

Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle David Irving (95) and Cleveland Browns center Cameron Erving, bottom, fight in the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 6, 2016, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Richard)
David Richard—AP Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle David Irving and Cleveland Browns center Cameron Erving, bottom, fight in the first half of an NFL football game in Cleveland on Nov. 6, 2016.

Both players were ejected just a few minutes into the game

Both the Cleveland Browns and the Dallas Cowboys lost a player after a fight broke out in the first three minutes in the first quarter of Sunday’s game in Cleveland.

Cowboys defensive end David Irving and Browns center Cam Erving fought after a failed third-down on the game’s opening drive. Irving punched Erving, who responded by tearing off his opponent’s helmet and throwing it at him.

Video of the fight quickly spread across social media. Both players were ejected from the game.

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