610SPOR2 35h_CBSSportsRad_Houston

Sports

Ndamukong Suh Fined $100,000 For Illegal Hit

By JULIE TAKAHASHI, SportsRadio 610
View Comments
Featured Items

77820352_8Hot Cheerleader - Funny Faces 2014

Small-Wtt6-10s Go Tailgating

136535896 Ndamukong Suh Fined $100,000 For Illegal HitWATCH: Texans Cheerleaders Take Ice Bucket Challenge

From Our CBS Music Sites

77820352_8If You Get A Call From These Area Codes DON’T ANSWER

77820352_8Signs Your Relationship Is Solid

77820352_8PHOTOS: Maxim's List Of The 50 Hottest Celebs

Sports Fan Insider

Keep up with your favorite teams and athletes with daily updates.
Sign Up
(Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Houston (CBS Houston) – The NFL fined Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh $100,000 Tuesday for his illegal low block on Vikings center John Sullivan this past weekend.

NFL’s vice president of football operations and former player Merton Hanks determined the fine amount and notified Suh that he was going to receive the largest fine in NFL history.

Suh was called for a personal foul on Sunday during the second quarter of the Lions’ season opener. It was when he went at Sullivan’s knees during a DeAndre Levy interception return that the infraction happened, which subsequently cancelled out the Lions’ touchdown.

Suh has been fined five times with the amounts totaling $77,500 in his NFL career, one being last Thanksgiving against Houston Texans’ quarterback Matt Schaub.

It’s being reported that Suh received this hefty fine due to being a repeat offender.

Follow Julie Takahashi on Twitter: @Julie_Takahashi

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 24,914 other followers