Lions’ Suh named NFL’s dirtiest player for second straight year
Detroit, MI, United States (4E Sports) – Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been named the dirtiest player in the NFL for the second straight season. A major sports media outlet released the result of their poll Thursday.
Sporting News reported the Lions tackler topped again the NFL’s dirtiest player after getting 32 votes in the poll of 103 players.
Suh, suspended for two games last season for stepping on Packers guard Evan Dietrich-Smith, dodged a possible suspension early this season after taking down Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler during a Monday Night Football game.
Despite the criticism, Suh is an intimidating defensive force in the league mainly because of his rough style of play.
“Suh. He hasn’t done anything crazy (this year). The type of hits he puts on quarterbacks, the way he finishes guys — some of them are legal, but a lot of them, I’d say, are over the top,” an anonymous NFL defensive player told the Sporting News Thursday.
Miami Dolphins guard Richie Incognito received 19 points to place second in the poll while St. Louis Rams cornerback Cortland Finnegan finished third.
Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison, Tennessee Titans offensive tackle David Stewart, Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Jason Babin, and Steelers safety Ryan Mundy rounded out the list.