Dolphins defend Ndamukong Suh against latest “dirty” charges

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Dolphins teammates and coaches rallied to the defense of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, after the latest round charges that he’s a “dirty player.”

“He’s an amazing player,” Dolphins defensive end Andre Branch said, via Adam Beasley of the Miami Herald. “One of the best D-tackles in football. So I guess if dirty goes with that, I guess he can live with it.”

Of course, Patriots running back LeGarrette Blount doesn’t agree, after he unleashed the latest volley against Suh after Sunday’s win over the Dolphins.

But the Dolphins are glad to have him on their side heading into this week’s playoff matchup with the Steelers, as he’s keyed a defense which has helped a team exceed every expectation this year.

“Since I’ve been here, Suh’s done everything right,” coach Adam Gase said. “He’s played hard. He’s tried to do everything he can do to help our defense play well. It’s hard for me to comment on something that I wasn’t really sure what [Blount] was talking about or what incident he was talking about. I can’t say. I don’t really understand that he was getting at there.”

Blount suggested there were even Dolphins teammates who weren’t crazy about Suh’s tactics, but the wagons have been circled now.

“The only opinions that matter are the people that’s in the locker room,” Dolphins left tackle Branden Albert said. “I feel like if you ask anybody in the locker room about him, he’s a good guy. . . .

“A man’s dominating a grown man, I don’t know if that’s dirty. He’s just got that much power. I don’t see him doing anything. I see him dominating. That’s the only thing I can say — he’s a dominating force.”

Of course, the Dolphins also have a vested interest in Suh playing with a certain edge in the coming weeks, and will leave it to the Steelers to determine if he’s doing it appropriately.

54 responses to “Dolphins defend Ndamukong Suh against latest “dirty” charges

  1. He’s talented,but dirty as they come.Him And Burfict are the 2 dirtiest players in the league.

  2. If it walks like a duck…..

    He is an angry man because all the teams he has been on were terrible.

    Including this one.

    Dolphins enjoy eating that bloated contract.

  3. “A man’s dominating a grown man, I don’t know if that’s dirty. He’s just got that much power. I don’t see him doing anything. I see him dominating. That’s the only thing I can say — he’s a dominating force.”

    Oh yes, whenever I want to dominate a “grown man” I wait until he’s on the ground being held by my mates then I stomp on his legs, you know, to dominate him.

  4. At least since playing in AFC East Suh hasn’t stomped on Aaron Rodgers lately. Yes, he’s a dirty player. I’m a Lions fan. I saw enough of that when he was in Detroit.

  5. Suh’s track record speaks volumes. However, I’m sure the haters will add their nonsense in here.

  6. I don’t think anyone doubts he is one of the best defensive tackles in the game (he is not the best). You can be both dirty and good, and that is Suh.

  7. Other than his usual late-game cheap shots, Suh was invisible again. Where was all this “dominating” going on? I keep hearing how good he is, though I never see it against the Patriots. It’s not news anymore that he likes to stomp on people, Blount was just taking offense to it.

    Brady was clean the entire game and that always spells “loss” for the other team anyway.

  8. It’s funny that any dolphins player and fan before him joining the fins would have said he is absolutely dirty. But as soon as he’s on your squad its “nah, i dont see any issue”. Before spygate and deflategate im sure patriots fans said “they are pumping noise into the crowd, thats cheating- they should be punished”. But now its “hey, if ya aint cheating, ya aint trying”. Every sense or morals go out the window when its your team apparently.

  9. Suh’s cheapshot on Blount is on film. Anyone who still thinks Suh isn’t dirty is deluded, just ask Lions’ fans, just look at his stamping on Jay Cutler for which he should have been banned for life as he was already a long-time repeat offender.

    And anyone who thinks being dirty is ok as part of “bringing game” is not a sporting fan. Suh should have been ejected for two cheapshots on Sunday – but the refs only saw Blount’s retalliation and on a later shot just flagged Suh for “encroachment”.

    But I’m not surprised at classless Miami and it’s shrine to that huge cheat, Dirty Don Shula, and they last week watered the field (i.e. deliberately allowed it to become poor) and messed with the Pats’ headsets (just two of the bitter Dirty Don’s old tricks).

  10. Suh plays a dirty game and even more so when he’s frustrated. He and Wake were owned by the Patriots offensive line, so after a touchdown run by Blount, he “fell” on Blount’s legs and then shoved him. Gase and the Dolphins are sticking up for a player who has had way too many people make excuses for him. That’s why he keeps doing it.

  11. The question is, what is he doing under the pile as the play ends. The way Blount jumped up and ripped off his helmet…something had to be happening

  12. The fact that they felt a need to address it speaks volumes , along with your first sentence of ” latest round of charges”….speaks volumes……This isnt something new…its gone back to his Nebraska days……..watch the film from the headstomps on…….HES DIRTY

  13. Why wouldn’t he be mad? I’d be mad to if the refs never called any of the Pats arm around the throat holding calls on any of the Pats illegal run blocks!!!! Dirty? Talk to the Pats first before accusing that man. Oh and if you don’t believe me, theres photos of the blantant arm around the throat blocking circling the internet

  14. Suh would trip his own grandmother and blame the dog. People would rally around Suh for making an amazing trip.

    Seems legit.

  15. “A man’s dominating a grown man, I don’t know if that’s dirty. He’s just got that much power. I don’t see him doing anything. I see him dominating. That’s the only thing I can say — he’s a dominating force.”
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    You know that’s exactly how I see the Patriots. Some want to say they are dirty. They are just that good. I don’t see them cheating. I see them dominating. That’s the only thing I can say- they are a dominating force.

  16. Is the the same Blount, the guy who punched another player in college and also arrested on dope charges and walked out on his Pittsburgh teammates.

    Typical Cheatriot, blame others when you are the guilty one.

  17. “he’s keyed a defense which has helped a team exceed every expectation this year.”

    They literally did exceed expectations, as in they exceeded the most yards ever given up by any defense they’ve ever had. Doubt anyone expected that.

  18. ….Prissy Patriot fans up early posting about Suh yet praise sucker punching Blount…..has there ever been a more hypocritical fan base than the Cheaties?

  19. Why wouldn’t he be mad? I’d be mad to if the refs never called any of the Pats arm around the throat holding calls on any of the Pats illegal run blocks!!!! Dirty? Talk to the Pats first before accusing that man. Oh and if you don’t believe me, theres photos of the blantant arm around the throat blocking circling the internet.
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    Yup, if it’s on the interwebz you know it has to be true. Blame Russia! bwahaaaaa

  20. carloswlassiter says:
    Jan 3, 2017 8:35 AM
    He looked like a he-man when he bowled over the Patriots center*

    * Before the play started.
    =======================================
    That one was a joke. He took that cheap shot and then blamed the center (Andrews). Suh was frustrated all day and that doesn’t excuse “accidentally” falling on Blount’s legs and then shoving him for good measure.

  21. He’d be a superstar if he didn’t play so dirty. Marketing campaigns and shoe deals. But he took the low road, and is reaping his fat paycheck from that.

  22. Reggie White dominated other men. This guy is just plain dirty and he is never going to change until he gets suspended. It’s a shame because he has the talent and doesn’t need to resort to dirty play thus it must just be in his character to resort this instead of putting the effort forth to be truly skilled.

  23. Apparently denial is a river that runs thru miami.

    Blount punched someone 7 years ago and hasn’t been a dirty player in the NFL. Suh has been consistently stomping on people his entire NFL career.

    To say they’re the same is a false equivalency.

  24. Oh yeah, and what about M Williams?

    Remember ALL offseason Dolphins fans tell us how Williams, Wake and Suh will “KILL BRADY”

    Like I said “what a joke”!!!!!!

  25. ….Prissy Patriot fans up early posting about Suh yet praise sucker punching Blount…..has there ever been a more hypocritical fan base than the Cheat

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    Have there ever a been a meaner, more badass fan base that the Pittsburgh Steelers? Toughest SOB’s on the information super highway

  26. What is funny is that you are all commenting on how dirty he is, but on this one “he is being accused” of it. He did what most players do… drew a foul on Blount. Sure, I agree he has done it in the past, but say what you want he is a perrenial Pro-Bowler and you all wish he was on your team. Blount is the dummy who yanked Suhs helmet and got caught…

  27. As a Lions fan I didn’t see this episode, but I know from analyzing the previous episodes that his dirtiness is more image than reality.

    With the league punishing image instead of reality it’s not strange that people get the wrong idea. Take the Rodgers “stomp” which was physically impossible to do intentionally without eyes in the back of your head.

    He got suspended by the league, but then overturned by the NFLPA.

    It’s still bothers me how so many can be so stupid as to be fooled by Foxes extreme slow mo closeup. But worst of all is the league for jumping on the media narrative.

    Still if Suh has started playing dirty, I say good for him. He is going to be called dirty no matter what so he might as well play dirty too.

  28. torebear says:
    Jan 3, 2017 12:11 PM
    As a Lions fan I didn’t see this episode, but I know from analyzing the previous episodes that his dirtiness is more image than reality.

    With the league punishing image instead of reality it’s not strange that people get the wrong idea. Take the Rodgers “stomp” which was physically impossible to do intentionally without eyes in the back of your head.

    He got suspended by the league, but then overturned by the NFLPA.

    It’s still bothers me how so many can be so stupid as to be fooled by Foxes extreme slow mo closeup. But worst of all is the league for jumping on the media narrative.

    Still if Suh has started playing dirty, I say good for him. He is going to be called dirty no matter what so he might as well play dirty too.

    Started playing dirty? Started?

    Talk about alternate reality. No wonder this type of player can thrive, with the Cultural Apologists League’s Justification Matrix in full effect.

    He should have been tossed, or at minimum given 15 yards for UC when he flipped Andrews onto his back on a dead play. But he’s been enabled his entire career. Shame on the refs, the league, his coach and you sir.

  29. VenerableAxiom says:
    Jan 3, 2017 12:39 PM
    LOL at all of you haters. You should all add at the end of your rant, “but I would like to have him on my team”. LOL

    Wrong, and I didn’t want the other stomper Haynesworth either. How the heck do you stand by and watch this chump try to end player’s seasons/careers. This is not a guy with drug or alcohol issues. This is someone whose sensibilities are broken. He’s doing this crap stone sober.

    He’s almost as bad as guys whose sole purpose in life seems to be irritating other fans. Try a positive comment with no backhand just once. It won’t kill you.

  30. Nofoolnodrool says:
    Jan 3, 2017 9:19 AM

    ….Prissy Patriot fans up early posting about Suh yet praise sucker punching Blount…..has there ever been a more hypocritical fan base than the Cheaties?
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    Who did blount punch on sunday? If you’re referring to college then isn’t suh a defenseless player stomping assailant? Aren’t you hypocritical for not calling out suh’s past when you’re going back many years for blount’s?

  31. A man dominating a grown man… Like stomping on Rodgers’ legs while Rodgers was down, shoving Blount back down while Blount was trying to get up? I think he also stomped Blount legs before in other game.
    He is a good player, nobody contest that. He gets paid multi-millions. But he gets dirty when he gets frustrated when a team makes him disappear. Then he makes himself know by being dirty. He is a dirty player. That is what he is and will be known for for years.

  32. Suh was voted dirtiest player by his peers. They are the ones on the field with him and they ought to know. I’ve seen Suh step on the back of a leg of a player on the ground last year. It was on film on the replay. He’s done it repeatedly and always says the same thing afterward….I didn’t do it intentionally. I don’t accept that. Especially when it is a pattern. After he did it to Ben R. his excuse to the league office, was his feet were numb from the cold and he didn’t know he was stepping on his leg and ankle twice.

    After all the times he’s been caught stepping on people, you would think he would be extra careful to look where he’s putting his feet, but…nope. He wants us all to believe that he’s done this a half dozen plus times and it’s all been an accident.

  33. C’mon, man. The guy is clearly a mental defective. How can you get down on him like that. Where are your sensibilities. Slow witted lives matter!

  34. I’ve watched every game he’s played while a Dolphin and seen a player going out of his way to ease up on QB’s when his reputation says he should’ve done otherwise. It’s unfair and I see a lot of piling on. We’re heading to the playoffs and he’s a huge part of the reason and a pro bowl selection.

  35. The guy stomps on players when they are down and Miami rewarded him with NFL top QB money. What’s worse being dirty or overly paying for dirty? Miami made the playoffs but so did Detroit. I would say Detroit won out on that deal.

  36. finsblood13 If Suh played for the Patriots and did the things that he has done, he’d be out of a job by now. Clearly, Dolphins fans have pretty low standards when it comes to player conduct. I guess being out of the playoffs for 14 years does that to you. Stay classy Miami fans, you’re better than that.

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