Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/12/14
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Massive fines and penalties, an intimidation factor, a reputation for nastiness. Not surprisingly, they are becoming known — wrongly or not — as the NFL's dirtiest defense. A few years ago, it was the Steelers. Now it's the Lions. The Steelers (3-6) meet the league's new bullies Sunday, and wide receiver Emmanuel Sanders said it's imperative they stand up to a team that wants to be known for not backing down against anyone. “We're definitely not going to get bullied,” Sanders said Thursday. “That's not going to happen around here. Nobody is going to bully no one around here. “As far as matching their intensity, we're definitely going to match their intensity. No one is going to walk over us.” The Lions' play-past-the-whistle reputation is being forged mostly by defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who has been fined a James Harrison-like $131,500 this season and about $350,000 for his career. “You know about Ndamukong Suh. He's paid the NFL offices a lot of money,” Sanders said. “It'...
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