The NFL decided not to suspend Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh for his actions against Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub.
League spokesman Greg Aiello announced the decision Monday on his Twitter account, adding the “incident” will be reviewed for a potential fine.
Suh’s left cleat connected with Schaub’s groin area after he threw a pass in the first quarter of last Thursday’s game. The defensive tackle was on his chest after being taken down by an offensive lineman and extended his left foot to hit Schaub below the belt.
Suh was suspended for two games a year ago after he was ejected for stomping on the right arm of Green Bay offensive lineman Evan Dietrich-Smith during a game on Thanksgiving.
SEAHAWKS: Coach Pete Carroll expects to have his starting cornerbacks available this Sunday in Chicago.
After that is anyone’s guess.
Carroll said Monday he plans on Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner playing this week against the Bears, despite the possibility they could be facing four-game suspensions for violating the NFL’s policy on performance-enhancing drugs.
49ERS: Wide receiver and return man Kyle Williams said Monday he will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his left knee sustained in Sunday’s win at New Orleans.
SAINTS: The NFL won’t suspend 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 on Sunday, a person familiar with the situation said.
BUCCANEERS: Cornerback Eric Wright was suspended by the NFL for four games for violating the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances.
PATRIOTS: Defensive end Jermaine Cunningham was suspended by the NFL for four games for violating its policy on performance-enhancing substances.