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Garrett to be game-time decision vs. Falcons after car crash

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Cleveland Browns pass-rusher Myles Garrett said Friday that he expects to be a game-time decision for Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons, according to ESPN's Jake Trotter.

Garrett suffered a shoulder and biceps strain as well as minor lacerations in a one-car accident following Monday's practice. He cleared concussion protocol after undergoing a medical evaluation Tuesday.

The defensive end wants to play but said the coaches and training staff will make the decision.

"That's just my competitive spirit and my nature," Garrett said. "Physically, we have to assess that, going up to the game. ... That's a decision we'll make a little closer to game time."

The 26-year-old was officially listed as questionable for the Week 4 game.

Garrett also spoke about his accident for the first time, saying he was "definitely grateful to be here."

The defensive end's Porsche appeared to have flipped several times in the crash on a rural road. Garrett and a female passenger were taken to the hospital and released several hours later.

The Ohio State Highway Patrol cited Garrett for speeding Thursday, saying he was going 65 mph in a 45-mph zone.

The three-time Pro Bowler has racked up three sacks through the first three weeks of the season. He's one shy of breaking Clay Matthews' franchise career record.

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