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Two games not enough for Suh

Posted on: November 29, 2011 11:05 am
Edited on: November 29, 2011 11:11 am
 
Ndamukong Suh got off easy. He deserved more than a two-game suspension.

Yeah, I know, he expressed remorse after the incident ... but it took him a day after the event to make the apology.

In the meantime, he not only committed an act so dirty that it got him tossed from the game; he defended himself, saying he was trying to regain his balance ... when the evidence showed he wasn't.

Suh's action was bad; his explanation was worse. In fact, it was only after he was condemned by everyone out there, including his own club, that Suh changed his story.

So he called commissioner Roger Goodell to apologize. Big deal. He also met with him this season to tell him he wasn't a dirty player, saying afterward that he had a better understanding of the rules. Then he goes out and steps on the arm of a Green Bay lineman ... on national TV, no less ... gets ejected ... and tells reporters at a post-game news conference that he did nothing wrong.

"I don't do bad things," he said then. "I have no intentions to hurt someone."

Huh?

If I'm Goodell, I don't care what he has to say anymore. The guy has no credibility. Clearly, he doesn't understand that what he does ... or how he plays ... is not what the NFL has in mind. It fines him. It warns him. And it does no good.

So now it suspends him, only it could have taken a much stronger stance. When Albert Haynesworth stepped on Andre Gurode's face in 2006 he was suspended five games. Haynesworth's action was heinous, and it inflicted a gash so serious that took 30 stitches to close. A substantial penalty was necessary, and a substantial penalty was imposed.

But Haynesworth had no history like Suh. Yes, his action was reprehensible and more injurious, but Suh has a pattern of dirty play that has gone on too long. He told the commissioner he understood the rules, then went out and demonstrated that, no, as a matter of fact, he does not.

Apparently, nothing Goodell said at their meeting resonated with the guy. So sit him down and make him think about what can. I'm not sure that anything gets Suh's attention, but sitting him down for more than two games might have.












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Since: Feb 3, 2009
Posted on: December 3, 2011 2:41 am
 

Two games not enough for Suh

I had high hopes for Suh coming into the league. Man was i wrong. He's like an ape swinging from the branches. Football can be a violent sport but Suh takes it to a new level then runs around with his hands up going "who me? who me?" Sit him down for the rest of the year and let him contemplate his oh so naughty ways while hitting him hard in the wallet!



Since: Nov 25, 2011
Posted on: November 30, 2011 6:27 pm
 

Two games not enough for Suh

ARE U SERIOUS? HMMM...YOU WOULD BE SCREAMING RACIST IF IT WAS A WHITE BOY DOING THE STOMPING...SERIOUSLY...THE RACE CARD IS SO 1990S.....FIND SOMETHING ELSE TO USE AS A DEFENSE FOR HIS ACTIONS. 

RACISTS....HONESTLY. THE ONLY RACISTS ARE THE ONES THAT HAVE TO USE THE RACE CARD TO MAKE EVERYONE FEEL BAD. I DONT FEEL BAD...THE JERK GOT WHAT HE DERSERVED.....AND RACE HAD NOTHING TO DO WITH IT.

BUT...HEY...THAT WOULD MAKE YOU A...YUP..RACIST TOO. USING YOUR COLOR TO PLAY A POINT..SHAME ON YOU! 



Since: Aug 29, 2006
Posted on: November 30, 2011 6:13 pm
 

Two games not enough for Suh

Call me stupid!

Brian that hit on Cutler for me anyway is too close to call for the back of the head or the upper back.  I've seen it a few times after you posted it before.  I really can't say without a shadow of a doubt which way it is.

As far as Judge saying Suh didn't take resposibility for what happened immediatly after the stomp/kick.  Now that cracks me up.  Since when has any player in any sport come forward on the football/basketball/soccer/baseball

field or anywhere and tell the ref, "No, ref, that foul was my fault...not his."



brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: November 30, 2011 2:21 pm
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Since: Apr 30, 2007
Posted on: November 30, 2011 2:19 pm
 

Two games not enough for Suh

Only one other player ever tried to stomp on a guy



Sorry, wrong answer.  Lots of guys do it/have done it.  Only a few do it so openly, and only 2 did it while wearing the media's proverbial bad guy 'black hat'.  If you actually watched football you'd know these things.



Since: Apr 21, 2009
Posted on: November 30, 2011 1:56 pm
 

Two games not enough for Suh

WHO IS RACIST



everyone.


brian8ball
Since: Aug 3, 2011
Posted on: November 30, 2011 1:49 pm
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Since: Aug 3, 2011
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Since: Apr 21, 2009
Posted on: November 30, 2011 1:43 pm
 

Two games not enough for Suh

RACIST?????????



racist



Since: Nov 7, 2008
Posted on: November 30, 2011 1:41 pm
 

Two games not enough for Suh

A lot of what Suh does between the whistles is a bit dirty, but not any worse than anyone else on just about any other team (including my Bears).  But he has built a repuation as a dirty player, deserved or not which even his fellow players believe to be true, that is following him and this idiotic act will only make it worse.  

I am a Bears fan and I agree with Lions fans that they fine he got for the hit on Cutler was bs.  I liken him to a young Shaq.  No one knew what to do with a guy that big and anyone he ran into fell because of his size.  The same thing with Suh due to his freakish speed and size.  

But stomping on a guy after the play, no matter if he was being held or what he thought was happening, after ramming the guys head into the ground multiple times, should get him a 5 game suspension, like former Schwzrtz disciple Haynesworth.  I am suprised the commish didn't add the extra games since Suh came and talked to him about cleaning up his image right before he did this idiotic thing.

And too bad for the Lions.  I live in the area and have enjoyed the fact that the local fans now have something to be interested in outside of college football.  Too bad this idiotic act by and out of control player might jeopardize their first playoff run in a very long time... 


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