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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: Nov 24, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:05 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

$20,000K for what he did to crybaby rookie, compared to $7,500K for shot on soft Brownie Delhomme....NFl, baby league!! First we get the new kickoff rules, now this. Wow, what happened to real football! 



Since: Dec 29, 2006
Posted on: August 17, 2011 5:01 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

i dare anyone to play at full speed as fast as these players do and be in middle of a play and have less then a split second to decide whether or not the ball was gone..if dalton had wriggled free cause SUH "gives" up finishing the play then he'd be criticized for that too..it is ridiclous ..why not have the qb just not be touched at all?.SUH made a play and made it forceful and now he is being told don't play hard..that is stupid..



Since: Jul 10, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:58 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

Are you kidding me. Why dont they just make the QB where flags.  This is getting obsurd. This is football goodell not golf.



Since: Jul 10, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:58 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

Are you kidding me. Why dont they just make the QB where flags.  This is getting obsurd. This is football goodell not golf.



Since: Jul 9, 2007
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:50 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

You really think that Suh is going to get his a$$ kicked by an offensive lineman??? 



Since: Jul 30, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:38 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

That was cheap!  This guy is going to get his a$$ kicked by an O lineman at some point.  If that isn't cheap then the Martin takedown of McMahon was clean too.  We'll see how "clean" it is when the an opposing DL takes the "paper doll" out using a similar move in Detroit.



Since: Dec 16, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:33 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

I hope Suh learned a valuable lesson here....... If you're gonna rough up a QB and may potentially draw a fine, get your money's worth and put the little s.o.b. on the shelf for a while. Last years preseason hit on Delhomme was blatant. Funny, but blatant. Since then, the league is 0-2 on fining Suh for his play.  Go get em, Suh!!



Since: May 23, 2009
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:32 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

The NFL sued him, not the Lion's you dope.



Since: Feb 21, 2011
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:26 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

As a long time Raider's fan, I remember a time when opposing teams feared playing in Oakland for more than just the busride to the stadium.  They used to fear the likes of Sistrunk, Hendricks, and Tatum.  They've always led the league in penalties, but back then they were all the 15 yard variety, and nobody cared...we prided ourselves on the wrecklessness of our Raiders...gotta love Madden for that.  If Suh can create an atmosphere like that in Detroit, let them play.  The hatred between the Chiefs/Broncos and the Raiders was all about intimidation and hurting the other players....or at least making them think you were going to hurt them.  That is what football is about.  Keep bringining it Suh.



Since: Dec 3, 2006
Posted on: August 17, 2011 4:25 pm
 

Suh apparently fined $20,000 for Dalton hit

What a joke the guy is playing his assss off and the whole poiint of a defensive lineman is to intimidate and play hard and that is what he did. Lions you should be embrarassed by this. You can't make someone who is programmed to be a cannon and not expect the cannon to go off.
This IS why you drafted him isn't it? Goodell sucks my dick and that is exactly why players are having to deal with this. The PC crap has to stop now. YOU make money of this.
 You think when LT was playing he thought about having to let up hell no. This is total garbage. Start putting flags in players pockets Roger because that is what you really wantSurprised


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