Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Report: Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh Suspended Two Games for Arm Stomp

The NFL announced Tuesday that Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been suspended for two games following his stomping incident against the Green Bay Packers on Thanksgiving Day.

He will miss Sunday night's game at New Orleans and Week 14's game against the Minnesota Vikings.

Suh was ejected in the Week 12 loss to the Packers after stepping on the arm of Green Bay's Evan Dietrich-Smith.

Suh reportedly called commissioner Roger Goodell to apologize over the weekend, but that apology apparently wasn't good enough.

Also, Suh didn't help himself after Thursday's game when he defended himself, saying he lost his balance and that is what led to him stepping on Dietrich-Smith's arm. Suh also failed to show remorse for the stomping, essentially blaming the officials for his ejection.

However, on Friday, Suh backtracked and posted this apology on Facebook:

"My reaction on Thursday was unacceptable. I made a mistake, and have learned from it. I hope to direct the focus back to the task at hand -- by winning."

This is not thge first time Suh has been in trouble with the commissioner's office. He's been fined multiple times during two-year career and earlier this year he traveled to New York to meet with Goodell about his aggressive style of play.

Barring an appeal, Suh will be back for the Lions Week 15 match-up with the Oakland Raiders on December 18.

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