Packers’ Quay Walker becomes the only NFL player to be ejected TWICE this season after shoving a Lions’ staff member seeing a hurt player… just months on from getting tossed for a similar incident vs. Buffalo Bills
- Quay Walker was seen on Sunday Night Football shoving a Lions training staffer
- The incident occurred in front of a referee, who threw a flag and ejected him
- It’s not the first time this season that Walker was kicked out for shoving staffers
- Back in October, the rookie shoved a trainer on the sidelines of the Buffalo Bills
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Green Bay Packers linebacker Quay Walker was ejected following his second altercation with a member of an opposing team’s staff this season.
Walker was this season’s only player to be ejected twice after members of the Detroit Lions‘ training staff came onto the field to tend to an injured player.
Green Bay Packers linebacker Quay Walker was ejected for shoving a Lions staff member
The incident came as a training staffer was on the field tending to an injured Lions player
Walker was seen on camera shoving the staff member in the back with two hands. At an alternate camera angle, when NBC showed the replay on Sunday Night Football, you can see Walker’s shove as well as DT Devonte Wyatt bumping into him.
He did this right in front of a referee, who instantly threw a flag and ejected him from the game.
The incident came late in the fourth quarter of Green Bay’s 20-16 loss to the Lions which booted them from the playoffs and allowed the Seattle Seahawks to take their place.
This is not Walker’s first ejection for this offense in his young NFL career. Back in October, he was tossed from Green Bay’s 27-17 loss to Buffalo.
Earlier this season, Walker was ejected for a similar incident against the Buffalo Bills
After that incident, Walker spoke with the media and explained the ejection from his perspective:
‘So I was making a tackle on the sideline when my former teammate… as I was getting up I felt somebody push me from behind and I probably misinterpreted it on what it was.
‘But I just felt the push and I’m on they sideline, feelings just flowing and you know I’m very hyped and everything like that. And I just reacted out of emotion.
‘Then right away, as soon as I did that, I regretted it… something imma have to live with, something I have to face… But I apologize to the guy that I did push – although I did feel like I was pushed but that may not have been the case, but at the same time I’m sorry for what I did and I just gotta face it.’
The NFL has not announced if Walker will receive a fine for his actions last night. Green Bay finished their season with an 8-9 record.
The ejection came late in a loss to Detroit that ultimately ended the Green Bay Packers’ season