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Pro Bowl player safety concerns: Cleveland Browns' Myles Garrett dislocates toe during event

X-rays came back negative.

LAS VEGAS — Cleveland Browns Pro Bowl edge rusher Myles Garrett was seen limping off the field after an activity during Sunday's Pro Bowl Games in Las Vegas.

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Garrett underwent x-rays shortly after leaving the field which came back negative.

He appeared to injure the toe during an obstacle course challenge against the Carolina Panther' Brian Burns.

The Pro Bowl underwent a dramatic facelift this year, in part, to emphasize player safety among other reasons. However in year one of the new format, concerns about the viability of any Pro Bowl event involving highly paid and coveted stars continues to be highly scrutinized.

The traditional exhibition game often criticized for laughable effort and a high risk of unnecessary injuries was replaced by a condensed flag football game without the use of offensive and defensive linemen. Skills tests including the activity Garrett was injured were introduced as part of the new format seen at this year's Pro Bowl Games.

With no team activities on the immediate horizon, there appears to be no cause for concern given the type of injury Garrett suffered. 

Garrett was one of four Browns players to participate in the weekend of events at Allegiant Stadium. Those players include Joel Bitonio, Nick Chubb and Wyatt Teller.

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