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NFL won't act on Suh immediately

Posted on: November 24, 2011 6:11 pm
 
Don't expect the NFL to act on the reprehensible foot stomp by Ndamukong Suh this week.

An NFL spokesman told me that plays from Week 12 to be reviewed for potential discipline will be done so under the league's normal guidelines after the completion of all games. Repeat: all games.

So no decision until, at the earliest, Tuesday and likely after that.

Based on information from several league sources few would be surprised if Suh was suspended for at least several games and possibly the remainder of the season. The NFL is understandably angry. The dirty cheap shot happened during one of the league's most visible days.



Category: NFL
Tags: Lions
 
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Since: May 29, 2009
Posted on: November 25, 2011 9:28 pm
 

NFL won't act on Suh immediately

I hope Suh is suspended for the rest of the season.  Screw him and screw the Lions.  Suh is out of control and completely in denial and my impression is that Schwartz, he of the Napoleonic complex, has preached this type of play to his team and Suh's behavior is, in part, due to the goading by his coach.  I don't care what impact this may have on the Lions.  They have been playing dirty all year and now their dirty play comes home to roost.  If Haynesworth got 5 games when he stomped on someone Suh should get at least that much and probably more because this is part of an escalating pattern of behavior that has gotten worse even though Suh met with Goodell about his dirty play.  Goodell must send a message to NFL players and teams and I bet he will.  As a Bears fan I think the Lions have talent, but they are young and immature and show it every week.  The next guy on the Lions to get disciplined will be Avery because from what I've seen he's just as bad a Suh.  
Did you honestly just say Jim Schwartz goad's his players into taking personal fouls????  Really?  In what world do you honestly believe a coach would be provoking his players to take personal fouls which are hurting the team on the field?!?!  Makes absolutely no sense.

Also -- saying Schwartz has a napoleonic complex is ridiculous.  He played LB in college for 4 years, I'm going out on a limb and saying the last thing he has is a napoleon complex. 

The only thing more ridiculous than saying Schwartz is telling his players to commit personal fouls and saying he has a napoleon complex is saying Cliff Avril is the next guy to be disciplined, as he is the ONE guy on the Lions team who is rarely flagged and to my knowledge, has NEVER even been fined since he came into the NFL.

At most -- Suh gets 2 games.  My personal opinion -- they slap him with a big fine and no suspension, as the kick wasn't going to cause any type of harm.  It was more complete and utter ignorance on Suh's part and he released a statement today owning up to it and apologizing, though i don't think it means too much as he gave an interview saying something completely different the day before. 



Since: Mar 1, 2007
Posted on: November 25, 2011 9:25 pm
 

NFL won't act on Suh immediately

Brian8ball,
      
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p;   Great post. That about sums it up. The fact that the guy didn't even apologize is even crazier. Even Fat Albert apologized.

In the heat of the battle, we do dumb things now and again, but 99.99% of us feel bad after and are men enough to admit we were wrong. This idiot not only stomped on buddy, provided an obvious lie about how it happened, but had the audacity to invoke god as his witness that he had not done anything wrong and had no ill intentions; as if that would sway anyone's opinion after WATCHING IT and 25 replays throughout the night. I'm not an organized religion type of guy, so I don't know if being a jagoff, then denying it while saying god knew you were not offsides, is how you do things when you are a part of a big organized religion, but if it is, I am evn more steadfast in my conviction to NOT be part of such an organization. :)

  Suh should be suspended for the rest of the year for the blatant intent to injure and the lack of accountability to the league, the player he stomped, or the fans. That was an awful display from a professional athlete. It will go down on the same page as the Haynesworth stomp.



Since: Nov 25, 2011
Posted on: November 25, 2011 9:20 pm
 

NFL won't act on Suh immediately

My God! I guess some bear and packer fans never heard of Dick Butkus and Ray Nitschke. They're both in the HOF and were two of the dirtiest players in NFL history!! The pussification of this country has spread to the NFL. I for one, have pretty much had it. I've been a Lions fan for over 40 years but an NFL fan first...not anymore. I don't agree with what Suh did, but I do believe it was out of frustration. The officiating is atrocious and pathetic! It seems like the more you whine and cry (i.e. packers and bears) the more calls and non-calls you'll get. The league has an agenda...that's obvious...get the teams that will generate the revenue...i.e. packers and bears. I tape and study football film from all the games for years now. I'll tell you one thing, the college game is much better now. Why? The officiating is more consistent and fair and the players aren't showing off for ESPN. By the way, look up how many times Suh was called for roughing or unsportsmanlike conduct in college. After that, look up how many times this year that opposing players against him have been called for holding or ill. use of hands. Case closed.


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: November 25, 2011 9:18 pm
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Since: Oct 13, 2010
Posted on: November 25, 2011 9:14 pm
 

NFL won't act on Suh immediately

i do think he should be suspended but not for the whole season, and it is not in the same league as the haynesworth stomp. haynesworth had the guys helmet off and purposley stomped on his head with metal spikes, he would be in JAIL if it was on the street. i dont think suh meant to hurt him alot, because he was walking away as he did it,,, still however 2-3 game suspension would be good.


ps.. not a lions fan lol  



Since: Nov 19, 2007
Posted on: November 25, 2011 9:02 pm
 

NFL won't act on Suh immediately

 Avery 
Who?



Since: Feb 5, 2009
Posted on: November 25, 2011 8:55 pm
 

NFL won't act on Suh immediately

I hope Suh is suspended for the rest of the season.  Screw him and screw the Lions.  Suh is out of control and completely in denial and my impression is that Schwartz, he of the Napoleonic complex, has preached this type of play to his team and Suh's behavior is, in part, due to the goading by his coach.  I don't care what impact this may have on the Lions.  They have been playing dirty all year and now their dirty play comes home to roost.  If Haynesworth got 5 games when he stomped on someone Suh should get at least that much and probably more because this is part of an escalating pattern of behavior that has gotten worse even though Suh met with Goodell about his dirty play.  Goodell must send a message to NFL players and teams and I bet he will.  As a Bears fan I think the Lions have talent, but they are young and immature and show it every week.  The next guy on the Lions to get disciplined will be Avery because from what I've seen he's just as bad a Suh.  


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Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: November 25, 2011 8:53 pm
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Since: Jul 27, 2010
Posted on: November 25, 2011 8:48 pm
 

NFL won't act on Suh immediately

- seems like you'd be the guy costing his team points and games too. There's this little thing reasonable people like to call self control and a big part of that is not reacting like an idiot when things don't go your way. Not every man needs to beat someone else to a pulp to make his d* ck seem bigger. Some people realize that being the bigger man means walking away from a fight and some people don't need a physical reaction in order to feel good about themselves. You can laugh`all you want about the Packers O-line not reacting, I think the Lions would beg to disagree that they had the last laugh however.



Since: Dec 25, 2006
Posted on: November 25, 2011 8:15 pm
 

NFL won't act on Suh immediately

Suh made a monumental stupid mistake at the worst time in a game

"Mistake" is one of the most overused words in sports.

If I try to start my car with my house key, that's a mistake.

If I put my left shoe on my right foot, that's a mistake.

If I mean to buy 1% milk but grab a jug of 2% by mistake ... see where I'm going?

How about owning up to these fully thought out and repeated bad decisions and taking ownership for them ... instead of giving yourself too much credit and trying to be cutesie tootsie ... and calling them ... mistakes.

Step up and identify these bad decisions, admit fault, then act accordingly in future situations. Doing so will not only solve your problems, but prove that you're a man and not some thuggish and short sighted kid.



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