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Benjamin Watson on Ndamukong Suh: “Enough is enough”

this is a discussion within the NFL Community Forum; Originally Posted by SloMotion He actually has toned it down quite a bit, this was just a stupid/rookie mistake (which he shouldn't be making because he's not a rookie) and a total overreaction by the league to further clarify their ...

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Old 09-12-2013, 04:10 AM   #11
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Re: Benjamin Watson on Ndamukong Suh: “Enough is enough”

Originally Posted by SloMotion View Post
He actually has toned it down quite a bit, this was just a stupid/rookie mistake (which he shouldn't be making because he's not a rookie) and a total overreaction by the league to further clarify their position on player safety in the upcoming lawsuits. He was "an aggressive player who plays with passion" on this particular play, nothing more. .
The ball was also no where around him from what I've heard?
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Re: Benjamin Watson on Ndamukong Suh: “Enough is enough”

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The ball was also no where around him from what I've heard?
... they were within 5yds of the play from what I saw.
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Old 09-12-2013, 04:32 AM   #13
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Re: Benjamin Watson on Ndamukong Suh: “Enough is enough”

Suh, a Detroit defensive tackle, was called for an illegal low block against Minnesota center John Sullivan during an interception return Sunday. The Lions won the game 34-24.

Suh said he wasn't going after Sullivan's knees, adding the two spoke about it at halftime. Sullivan said the hit was part of the game and it was penalized ...

(read more) Ndamukong Suh Block: NFL Looking Into Lions Star Over Illegal Hit On Vikings' John Sullivan (VIDEO)
If you watch the video, it was nothing more then a defensive player blocking the nearest offensive player on an interception, even Sullivan (MIN) recognizes that fact and I would have thrown the same block. Suh makes a conscience effort to get his head around the front of Sullivan (MIN) and makes initial contact in the hip/thigh region.

I'm for throwing-a-player-under-the-bus as much as the next fan, but $100,000? This is clearly the league trying to make an example of a player, similar to how they were over-zealous in their punishment of the Saints.

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