Ndamukong Suh might lose some money for his low blow against Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub. The Detroit Lions defensive tackle...
DETROIT — 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.
NFL spokesman Greg Aiello tweeted Monday that the Lions have been notified that Suh won’t be suspended for last Thursday’s “incident,” though it will be reviewed for a potential fine.
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.
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Schaub went to his knees, doubled over in pain, but stayed in the game.
“You don’t want a player like that. The stuff that he stands for and the type of player he is, that’s not Houston Texan-worthy,” Schaub told a Houston radio station.
• Tampa Bay cornerback Eric Wright was suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
• San Francisco wide receiver and return man Kyle Williams said he will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his left knee suffered in Sunday’s win at New Orleans.
• New England defensive end Jermaine Cunningham has been suspended for four games without pay for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances.
• San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh will name either Colin Kaepernick or Alex Smith his starter at quarterback by mid-week for Sunday’s game at St. Louis. Harbaugh characterized both as starters.
• Yahoo! Sports reported that Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis (torn right triceps) could return to practice as soon as Thursday when he’s eligible to do so, and is angling toward a return as early as the Ravens’ Dec. 16 game against Denver.
• Tennessee fired offensive coordinator Chris Palmer and named quarterbacks coach Dowell Loggains as his replacement.
• The NFL will not be suspending Saints starting defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley for his kick to the back of offensive lineman Alex Boone’s helmet in the final minutes of San Francisco’s 31-21 victory over New Orleans.
|Player, position||Team||Injury, prognosis|
|Kyle Williams, WR||Niners||torn ACL; out for season|
|Brandon Weeden, QB||Browns||concussion; questionable|
|Lance Louis, G||Bears||knee; out for season|
|Matt Forte, RB||Bears||ankle; unknown|
|Charles Tillman, CB||Bears||ankle; unknown|
|Devin Hester, WR||Bears||concussion; unknown|
|Lyle Sendlein, C||Cardinals||torn MCL; out for season|
|Andre Brown, RB||Giants||broken leg; out for season|