Quay Walker crushed for shoving trainer days after Hamlin incident: 'Unfathomable'

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By , Audacy Sports

Packers linebacker Quay Walker on Sunday night was ejected for the second time this season after shoving one of the opposing team's nonuniformed personnel.

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Walker was tossed from his team's loss to the Lions on "Sunday Night Football" after he pushed a Detroit medical staffer who was tending to an injured Lions player.

NBC play-by-play announcer Mike Tirico called the stunt "ridiculous."

Packers defensive end Devonte Wyatt also appeared to bump the trainer after Walker shoved him, but Wyatt was not flagged or ejected.

For Walker, it represents his second such incident this season. He was also ejected from his team's Week 8 loss to the Bills after he shoved a Buffalo staffer on the sideline following a tackle.

After Sunday's game, Packers head coach Matt LaFleur called the bizarre sequence "unacceptable," according to Pro Football Talk.

“That is unacceptable,” LaFleur told reporters. “I’ve got a much higher standard for our players than to do silly things like that. We’ve got a guy ejected twice. I don’t think I’ve ever seen that in my career. We’ve got to be much more mentally tough. Any time our guys commit personal fouls I take that very personally because I think that’s always a reflection of myself and the standards we set for these players. And we’ve got to be better and we’ve got to learn from that because that is unacceptable.”

On social media, Walker's stunt was widely panned, especially since it transpired less than a week after Bills and Bengals medical staffers were lauded for rushing to the aid of Buffalo defensive back Damar Hamlin during his terrifying cardiac episode.

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