Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 11/20/14
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As expected, Detroit Lions defensive lineman Ndamukong Suhwas fined but not suspended for his illegal block on Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan. The penalty was set at $100,000, but it’s something that Suh has already said he plans on appealing, according to Dan Hanzus of NFL.com.While there was no suspension, Hanzus notes that the fine handed down was the largest for an on-field violation in NFL history. This certainly has to do with Suh’s track record, but even the record-breaking total isn’t enough for some who feel the lineman should have been suspended for his conduct.Suh went low on Sullivan during an interception return, appearing to aim for the center’s knees. Luckily, Sullivan, who underwent microfracture knee surgery over the offseason, avoided serious injury, and Suh denied that he was trying to hurt his competitor.Considering they’ve already set a precedent with the record-breaking fine, the next time Suh does something questionable it would seem as though he’s all but guaranteed to receive a ban for his actions.Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt Looking for fantasy football advice?
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