Suh avoids suspensionNdamukong Suh might lose some money for his low blow against Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub.
DETROIT (AP) — Ndamukong Suh might lose some money for his low blow against Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub.
The Detroit Lions defensive tackle, though, will be able to play Sunday at home against the Indianapolis Colts.
Suh was on his chest after being taken down by an offensive lineman and extended his left foot to hit Schaub below the belt. Suh’s left cleat connected with Schaub’s groin area after he threw a pass in the first quarter of Houston’s 34-31 overtime win.
Schaub went to his knees, but stayed in the game.
It wasn’t clear on replays Thursday whether it was intentional and Suh hasn’t spoken publicly.
Texans linebacker Connor Barwin said he did not think Suh should have been suspended.
“I didn’t think it was malicious, or a really violent thing, but it was definitely unnecessary,” Barwin said Monday. “Just a little something extra at the end.”