Found November 23, 2012 on
Fox Sports Detroit:
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh faces a possible suspension for the second straight year following another Thanksgiving Day incident.
Ray Anderson, executive vice president of football operations for the NFL, confirmed Friday that a decision on Suh will be determined after the weekends games.
That will be one that will be reviewed, Anderson told NFL.com. It drew our attention.
The Lions' next game is Dec. 2 at home against Indianapolis.
The play in question occurred in the first quarter of Detroit's 34-31 overtime loss Thursday to the Houston Texans. Suh kicked Houston quarterback Matt Schaub in the crotch while trying to rush the passer in the pocket.
It was difficult to determine how much initial intent there was on Suhs part because he had been blocked and fallen to the turf when his left foot came up and hit Schaub.
However, Suh appeared to extend his foot a second time, which may or may not be viewed as an intentional act.The NFL will examine multiple replay angles before reaching a decision.
No penalty was called on the play. Schaub was not injured and stayed in the game.
The NFL treats repeat offenders more harshly than first-timers, which wont help Suhs case. He was suspended for two games a year ago at this time after he stomped on Green Bay offensive lineman Evan Dietrich-Smith with his foot during the annual Thanksgiving game.
Suh left the Lions locker room Thursday before talking to reporters after the game. The Lions are off until Tuesday.
Schaub seemed annoyed by both Suh and the incident, but was careful with his words during a post-game news conference. I really dont have anything to say about that play or that person, Schaub told reporters.
BEST OF MAXIM
DETROIT Turkey legs and an Ndamukong Suh foot Thanksgiving traditions.
A year ago, Suh the controversial defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions was in the spotlight when he stomped on Green Bay offensive lineman Evan Dietrich-Smith during the annual Thanksgiving Day game at Ford Field. It led to a two-game suspension.
This time, Suh kicked Houston quarterback Matt Schaub in...
Ndamukong Suh kicks are gaining a spot on the Thanksgiving menu alongside turkey, stuffing and cranberry sauce.
Suh turned heads for the second straight Turkey Day on Thursday by delivering what some believe was an intentional kick to Texans quarterback Matt Schaub‘s groin.
One could argue that Suh didn’t mean to dish out the boot, and that it was an accident that resulted from...
After kicking Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin during yesterday’s game, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh could end up getting suspended for one game.
According to Mike Freeman of CBS Sports, the NFL will review Suh’s kick on Monday and he could face a one-game suspension.
In speaking to sources around football, the general sentiment is that the Lions should...
Ndamukong Suh's foot that landed below the belt of Houston quarterback Matt Schaub in Thursday's game will be the subject of a review by the NFL. NFL executive vice president Ray Anderson will examine the evidence from the play and determine next week whether punitive action is needed against the Detroit Lions defensive lineman, NFL.com reported Friday. The incident took...
ACCIDENT OR INTENTIONAL?
Since the Detroit Lions always play on Thanksgiving, I assumed that something Ndamukong Suh-related would hit this site today. In the first quarter of the Texans/Lions game, Suh was attempting to sack Texans quarterback Matt Schaub but didn't get to the quarterback in time. However, Suh (whether intentional or not) decided to kick low and landed a blow right to Matt Schaub...
The left cleat of Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh connected with Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in his groin area in their Thanksgiving game.
It wasn't clear on replays Thursday whether it was intentional.
Suh was on his chest, taken down by an offensive lineman, when he extended his left foot below Schaub's belt.
Last year on Thanksgiving, Suh was...
The Thanksgiving Day games are under way with the Houston Texans taking on the Detroit Lions in game 1. The Lions desperately need a victory to stay in playoff contention, and it looks like Ndamukong Suh is up for anything. Matt Schaub dropped back to pass in the first quarter and Suh rolled over the offensive lineman and accidentally kicked Schaub in his man parts. Schaub...
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh faces a possible
suspension for the second straight year following another
Thanksgiving Day incident.
In the first quarter of the Houstin Texans game against the Detroit Lions, Ndamukong Suh attempted to sack Matt Schaub. He did not get to the quarterback in time but still knocked Schaub down.
Suh (whether intentional or not) decided to kick low and landed a blow right to Matt Schaub’s groin
Dee Troit Foot Ball
> It's nice to see Ndamukong Suh keep up the Thanks- giving tradition of kicking an opponent and getting torched in the media
> My holiday is not good until I heard the officiating crew express their wishes, or until I see the Lions lose to a suspiciously good team
> Jim Nantz and Phil Simms have clearly never seen a QB throw the ball sidearm before...
Detroit Lions SOB Ndamukong Suh kicks Houston Texans QB Matt Schaub in the groin. Animated gif by SB Nation bwo Outside the Boxscore.
Suh is heading for big trouble one day. Mark...
Full story at Bob's Blitz ~ http://www.bobsblitz.com