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Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was furious about allegations from several Atlanta Falcons that he trash-talked Matt Ryan after the quarterback hurt his ankle in the third quarter of Sunday's game at Ford Field.
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Ndamukong Suh is becoming the second most scrutinized player in the NFL (Broncos quarterback cough cough). Following the Detroit Lions loss to the Atlanta Falcons the biggest headlines to come out of the game were about things Suh may or may not have said following an injury to Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan, not about the Falcons starting to play up to their potential or the injury...
This week the great debate is whether Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is a dirty player - this coming after Falcons players said Suh and teammate Cliff Avril taunted Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan when he was on the turf with an injured ankle Sunday.
Even in a two-game losing streak, the Lions provide plenty of Monday chatter, mostly on ESPN. This week's topic was an old one -- is Ndamukong Suh a dirty player -- as he and Cliff Avril stood accused by two Falcons of taunting an injured Matt Ryan. Discuss:
Ndamukong Suh might be the biggest casualty of the NFL's new collective bargaining agreement, the deal that severely curtails padded and full-contact practices.
"Suh is a blind dog let loose in a meat house," a former all-time great defensive lineman told me in the aftermath of Detroit's loss to the Atlanta Falcons.
Suh is a dog gone mad if you believe the Falcons...
Ndamukong Suh is firing back at the Falcons, saying quarterback Matt Ryan's brief injury Sunday was "karma" and hinting that Atlanta has been guilty of dirty play. Ryan was hurt in the third quarter of a 23-16 win over Suh's Detroit Lions. Atlanta players told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Suh and fellow defensive lineman Cliff Avril taunted the quarterback...
Players for the Atlanta Falcons accused Detroit Lions defensive linemen Ndamukong Suh and Cliff Avril of taunting Atlanta quarterback Matt Ryan after he suffered an injury in Sunday's game.
Falcons center Todd McClure told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Suh was talking trash while Ryan lay on the ground.
The things he was saying and the trash he was talking was definitely...
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The recent performance of Cam Newton during the first game of his NFL
rookie season has conjured up the following question. Who has had the
greatest rookie campaigns in the history of the NFL?
Was it recent players like Adrian Peterson or Ndamukong Suh or other
greats like Jerry Rice or Eric Dickerson? The following is...
Last week it was The Handshake. This week some Atlanta Falcons were claiming after Sunday's game that the Lions' Ndamukong Suh and Cliff Avril taunted quarterback Matt Ryan when he was on the turf with an ankle injury.
Detroit Free Press Lions beat reporter Dave Birkett recaps their week 7 loss to the Falcons and takes a look at QB Matthew Stafford and DT Ndamukong Suh.
Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan went down on the Ford Field turf on Sunday after suffering what at first looked like a serious leg injury. Ryan turned out to be fine, and he led the Falcons to a victory over the Lions. But some of Ryan’s teammates were furious at the way the Lions reacted to…
The Detroit Lions are in the spotlight again, with Ndamukong Suh and Cliff Avril accused of taunting Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan while he was down.
According to PFT and AJC.com, they did.
WR Roddy White:
“I lost a whole lot of respect for 90 [Suh] today, and also 92 [Cliff Avril], the [bleep] they were doing when Matt got hurt. That was unacceptable,” White said. “Like 92 was kicking [Ryan’s] feet, saying, ‘Get him off the field.’ We don’t do stuff like that. We don’t rally over guys when they get hurt. It...