Week 9 ended early for Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green and Jacksonville Jaguars cornerback Jalen Ramsey after they were ejected from Sunday’s game in the first half, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported.
On the next-to-last play of the first half, Ramsey shoved Green. Green responded by putting Ramsey in a headlock, pulling him down to the ground and punching him in the helmet. Players from both teams then got into a shoving match before referees restored order.
Ramsey “was informed that he was ejected because the referee thought he threw a punch,” per Ian Rapoport of NFL Network.
The tension between Green and Ramsey had been building throughout the game: