Allen Park, MI (Sports Network) - Ndamukong Suh said Wednesday he is appealing
the NFL's decision to fine him $100,000 for a low block.
The star Detroit Lions defensive tackle spoke to reporters a day after the
league penalized him for a block to the legs on Minnesota Vikings center John
Sullivan during an interception return by Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy on
"It's going through the appeals process and we'll go from there," Suh said.
Suh was whistled for an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after he hit Sullivan
in the knees. Levy easily would have scored on the play without the illegal
The Lions won the game 34-24.
Suh said he understands the NFL is concerned about player safety and players
have to respect that. He said he spoke to Sullivan as the teams headed to the
locker rooms at halftime.
Suh has been fined numerous times for his play on the field and even met with
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell about it during the 2011 season. Suh was
suspended two games in 2011 after stomping on the arm of Green Bay's Evan
Dietrich-Smith during a Thanksgiving game.
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