Jon Runyan Jr. heard the theories — or conspiracy theories, as they had been. For it was the daddy of the Inexperienced Bay Packers left guard who this week handed down the one-game suspension to receiver Mike Evans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, who simply occur to be enjoying his son’s staff on Sunday.
That’s Jon Runyan Sr.’s job because the NFL’s vice chairman of guidelines and coverage administration. It’s a place the previous participant has held since 2016.
“He was simply doing his job,” Runyan Jr. stated Wednesday. “He’s been doing that job for over a half-decade now. It simply so occurs that we’re enjoying the Buccaneers this week. Everyone’s making an attempt to make it this conspiracy principle, which it’s not.”
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Runyan Sr. dominated on Evans’ suspension on Monday for the receiver’s position in Sunday’s altercation with New Orleans Saints cornerback Marshon Lattimore. Evans’ attraction was then heard by appeals officer James Thrash, who upheld the suspension on Wednesday.
“My dad’s doing his job,” Runyan Jr. stated. “[It was a] lapse in judgment on the sector. Typically, that stuff occurs. There’s a complete conspiracy principle taking place, and it’s not true. That’s simply the way it goes. You possibly can’t be working 15 yards making an attempt to head-hunt anyone when the play’s over. It’s humorous, although, how stuff works out generally.”
Runyan Sr. performed 14 NFL seasons (1996-2009). Runyan Jr. was a sixth-round decide of the Packers in 2020. He grew to become the Packers’ beginning left guard in 2021 and has began there every of the primary two video games this season.
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