Despite personal fouls, Ndamukong Suh won’t be suspended

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Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh got two personal foul penalties and should have had a third on Thursday night, but that won’t cost him a game.

A league source tells PFT that the NFL is not considering suspending Suh.

After Suh’s teammate Kiko Alonso hit Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco on Thursday night, Suh jumped into the subsequent skirmish and clearly should have been flagged, but the officials missed it. Later in the game he was flagged twice, once for grabbing Ravens backup quarterback Ryan Mallett by the throat, and once for pinning Ravens center Ryan Jensen to the ground after a play.

Suh is a repeat offender and easily could have been suspended for his antics on Thursday night, but the league will let him off with a fine.

37 responses to “Despite personal fouls, Ndamukong Suh won’t be suspended

  1. So the Vikings Sendejo gets suspended for a full speed hit as a repeat offender, but Suh who stomps and kicks people gets off with only a fine.

    Yeah. That makes total sense.
    #theNFLRodgers

  2. It just boggles the mind. The higher ups in the NFL in New York should be checked for concussions. I have never seen such a messed up, confused, and screwed up sport than the NFL. Suh should be banned for life for his antics which always seem to go unnoticed.

  3. So the NFL just set the precedent that mildly choking and shoving a QB is not a suspendible offense. If Sue gets away for it with his history then anyone can. You have to wonder if the league would have taken the same action if it were someone like Brady instead of Mallett.

  4. So the NFL just set the precedent that mildly choking and shoving a QB is not a suspendible offense. If Suh gets away for it with his history then anyone can. You have to wonder if the league would have taken the same action if it were someone like Brady instead of Mallett.

  5. He shouldn’t even be fined for the mallet thing. Mallet got pushed then decided he was going to jump up in suh’s faccemack like a man. Then quickly figured out he was not a man at all and was looking to take a flop like punter/soccer player. Maybe mallet will learn something and not jump up in a mans face when he has nothing to back it up with.

  6. Really bad optics on this one after he grabbed an opposing QB by the throat. Failing to suspend a constant offender like Suh puts the lie to the sham that deterrence is the real idea behind suspensions. It’s plain enough to see he continues to play dirty because he continuously gets away with murder on a routine basis. It’s hard to blame him for indulging his worst instincts when all that ever happens when he does is a slap on the wrist.

  7. Dolphins are the dirtiest defense in FB. Even worse than Cincy.

    Come on now…..another Patriot snowflake…..really? Brady gets wind burner from a rusher he looks for a flag…..soft finesse team….and fans.

  8. Get accused of DV by an ex-girlfriend with no charges and no verifiable proof tho…. that’ll cost you 6 games, son.

  9. Suh is a repeat offender and easily could have been suspended for his antics on Thursday night, but the league will let him off with a fine.
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    I seem to remember another player not being suspended as a repeat offender because enough time had lapsed between incidents. Was that wrong or does it not apply here? If not, why?

  10. Its because the Phins are needed to be as full strength as possible challenger in NE’s division – numerous examples, even from NE’s last trip to Miami (when Phins committed another Mudgate), of serious rule breaches by Phins being 100% ignored. Many over the past decade or so, like illegal audio tapes of Brady’s practice to both get ahead and mimic calls to cause false starts. Nothing done – the league calls it parity.

  11. Soooooo…..choking another player showcases NFL “integrity” now Roger?

    That’s no big deal and only merits a fine that a player who has made 114 million and will laugh about whatever the paltry amount is, that’s the correct response to choking another player? REALLY?

  12. If the NFL cares about the health of the players ( they don’t ) they should cancelled the Thursday night games. Bill

  13. Hmm…I guess being a repeat offender only matters when you grab a GOOD qb by the throat.

    Forget about player safety, the NFL can’t even get out of its own for a little consistently.

    Thursday night games, lets make sure its OK to hit a QB if he slides too late, and if you knock him out and get a backup QB in the game, it will only cost you a little money and 6 yards….

    The precedent they are setting here is awful. And if a ref THINKS you hit someone with your helmet first its a 15 yard penalty, and they don’t check replay on it.

    I hate to say it, but I agree with the master of the hoodie coach b–he thinks you should be able to replay ANYTHING. If a ref makes a total bonehead call on pass interference –its a judgment call so you can’t challenge it. This would be a way to get out of that.

    I can’t tell you how many times poor Mark Sanchez was speared, hit with a helmet or hot a personal foul that they didn’t throw a flag on. He really needed that 15 yards on more than one occasion. Sending a fine after the fact doesn’t matter much if the other team still gets the W

    At least the Dolphins didn’t benefit from this. But I agree with some other posts–they did as little as possible and the game was a few plays away from a big brawl.

  14. The Ravens were taking cheap shots from the kickoff to the end and didn’t get called once. They got the W, but the fix was in for this game.

  15. What a joke, fine a clean player like K.J. Wright but let a habitual line crosser off the hook, wow.

  16. Suh was just stretching his arms, and Ryan Mallet happened to be at the end of his arms.

    No problem.

  17. Ironic how the few that are slamming Suh would take him on their team in a hot minute……

  18. So they have information on a disciniplary matter thats not even fully decided yet ishowing up in the press? Whats wrong with these guys. Geeez.

  19. Nobody who understands football would want that guy on their team. He’s a game-changer but not in a good way. He’s good for a free 15, 30, or 45 yards to any team smart enough to get in his head. He has never made a good defense into a champion-caliber defense and he never will. I’ll take a guy like Fletcher Cox over Suh any day.

  20. More proof the NFL is rigged and dirty . Sendejo gets a 1 game suspension for a shoulder hit and Suh chokes someone and gets nothing but a flag . Since the unfortunate love tap on the golden child Rogers the Vikings are going to get jobbed even worse than normal by the refs . The NFL trys to help certain teams get to the SB and the two teams that get the favoritism most are the Packers and Steelers .

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