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Ndamukong Suh fined $30,000

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04:35 PM ET 11.28 | The NFL decided not to suspend Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for his shot to the groin of Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub on Thanksgiving day, but the star defensive lineman did not avoid all punishment. The league announced on Wednesday afternoon that they have fined Suh $30,000 for the kick. Suh avoided suspension after NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said the league was having a hard time deciding whether or not the kick was intentional, but the league decided there must have been some malicious intent in order to deliver the fine. It is surprising that Suh got away without a suspension, despite using his foot to strike a player for the second-straight year on Thanksgiving. The NFL is generally hard on repeat offenders, but Suh was able to escape this situation without much punishment for his actions.

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November 29, 2012  02:17 AM ET

Looking fwd for someone to take him out at the knees.

November 29, 2012  03:50 AM ET

Thats one kick in the ba-ll Suh will always remember! SUh is a mental case!!!

November 29, 2012  06:52 AM ET

Good.... Dirty as they come this guy. It isn't 1954 out there.

 
November 29, 2012  06:52 AM ET
QUOTE(#2):

Looking fwd for someone to take him out at the knees.

I just hope it works on the juiced one.

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