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Steelers' Moats apologizes for nearly ripping Manziel's head off, Manziel accepts

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) is tackled by the face mask by Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Arthur Moats (55) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Pittsburgh. Moats was penalized on the play. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel (2) is tackled by the face mask by Pittsburgh Steelers outside linebacker Arthur Moats (55) in the second quarter of an NFL football game, Sunday, Nov. 15, 2015, in Pittsburgh. Moats was penalized on the play. (AP Photo/Don Wright)

Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel was fortunate to only lose a contact on this tackle by Arthur Moats. Don Wright AP Photo/Don Wright

Steelers linebacker Arthur Moats tweeted an apology to Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel for his egregious face mask tackle on Sunday.

Manziel was fortunate that he only lost a contact MORE NEWS: Want stories delivered to you? Sign up for our NFL newsletters. ">on the head-spinning tackle, as Moats dragged him down by his facemask, claiming his hand got caught. Manziel was understanding and accepted Moats' apology.

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