The two star members of the Miami Dolphins backfield watched the final minutes of the team's disappointing loss to the Buffalo Bills on Sunday from the locker room.
Wide receiver Jarvis Landry and running back Kenyan Drake were ejected with a little over six minutes left in the fourth quarter following a brawl on the field.
It was an emotional moment for the men, with Landry playing in what could be his last game as a Dolphin and Drake breaking down in tears as he marched off the field holding his own helmet and a football.
Landry managed to still break his record for receptions despite the early exit, but fell just 14 yards short of a 1,000-yard season.
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It all happened just moments after Landry broke his own team record with his 112th reception of the regular season, a one-yard touchdown as the slow-to-start Dolphins tried to get something going against their AFC East rival.
After the Bills defensive line tried to block Landry from crossing the goal line, he was yanked backwards by Matt Milano, with the receiver slamming his helmet back into the linebacker's face mask and quickly setting his sights on safety Jordan Poynter.
Landry marched over to Poyer and swiftly headbutted his face mask before slapping his helmet while the referees and other players tried to separate the two men.
Then, as the referees assessed the penalty situation following the exchange between Landry and Poyer, Drake emerged from the bottom of a massive player pile-up where defensive end Ryan Davis appeared to choking him while tackle Adolphous Washington refused to let the running back go free from his grip.
An enraged Drake then assumed the form of a champion discus thrower and launched a helmet belonging to a member of the Buffalo Bills over 20 years down the field.
That led to some more throwing from the referees, who had tossed almost every single penalty flag int heir possession onto the field by the end of the melee.
Landry was disqualified for the