ESPN’s Adam Schefter is reporting that Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will likely get a two-game suspension from the NFL for his actions on Thanksgiving.
Suh repeatedly pushed the head of Packers center Evan Dietrich-Smith into the turf and then stomped on his arm after the two were tangled up on a third-down play in the Lions’ 27-15 loss to the Packers.
If the report is accurate, Suh would miss the team’s next two games against the Saints and Vikings.
The Lions would likely rotate Sammie Hill and rookie Nick Fairley into Suh’s spot.
“My reaction on Thursday was unacceptable,” Suh said in a statement released on his Facebook page Friday. “I made a mistake, and have learned from it.”
The Lions expect an official decision from the league by Tuesday.
League rules don’t allow the Lions to fine Suh for the same offense the league might discipline him for.
“Thursday’s incident is subject to review by the league office and that any subsequent discipline would be determined by the league office,” the Lions said in a statement released Friday.
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