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Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

Posted on: August 17, 2011 1:21 pm
 
Posted by Josh Katzowitz

For his helmet-popping hit on Bengals QB Andy Dalton in the Lions first preseason game, Lions DT Ndamukong Suh has been fined $20,000. We think.

There’s been no official confirmation by the NFL, but judging by Suh’s Twitter update, it seems to be so.

Quoth the Suh: $20,000REALLY???!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #NFL #BIGFAIL"

Though the hit didn’t appear dirty, the league will almost always come down on the side of protecting the quarterbacks, and since Suh has built a nice little history of playing not-nice with the league’s QBs, the fine isn’t a surprise. Maybe he hasn’t crossed a line yet, but he’s getting ever so much closer.

And his wallet is getting lighter.

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Comments

Since: Aug 15, 2008
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:26 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

I believe the money is donated to charity. 



Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:24 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

There's a great article in The Sporting News (it's online too) about this ... the gist of it being that in one year Suh has taken the Lion image from laughing stock to feared. And ya know ... Mean Joe Green didn't get that nickname cuz he was green.



Since: Jan 9, 2007
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:19 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

Where does the money go when the league collects therse fines



Since: Jan 13, 2011
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:18 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

SUH made a play and made it forceful and now he is being told don't play hard..that is stupid..
No kidding! Pretty soon the NFL will go the way of the NBA and fine all contact, it'll be like Golf but with helmets. Regarding Suh I've got a novel idea about sitituaton ... hows bout you offensive linemen block him.

That way your purdy quaterbacks won't get hurt.



Since: Nov 16, 2008
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:15 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

Welcome to the James Harrison club! 

Next time, apply a firm two-hand tag. 




Since: Nov 24, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:15 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

Hey Colt.....YOUR NEXT!!! SSUUUUUUUUUHHHHH!!!!!!



Since: Nov 15, 2010
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:14 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

Well worth the money. thanks Suh!!!!! keep it up!!!!




Since: Apr 1, 2008
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:14 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

Spoken like a true arogant and ignorant Packer fan.


draper1997
Since: Apr 16, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:08 pm
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Since: Dec 29, 2006
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:05 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

@thelach54..you must be watching a different video then i am he didn't "run" him down he grabbed him and when he did the ball was still in daltons hand the ball came free when 2nd defender hit him and made the helmet pop off..and to say he absolutely knew the ball was gone is ignorant on your part cause how do you know what he was thinking?..you can give your opiniuon but don't say you know facts when you don't..the hit was forceful and the flag on field was 50/50 on being right call but to fine over a 50/50 hit is just dumb..no way a player of that size at that speed can make that decesion in less than a split second it is called tackle footbll for a reason...


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