Suh, the oft-fined defensive tackle, appeared to knock off the helmet of Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris with a kick in the season opener and that, like the Fitzpatrick play, is open to interpretation.
The NFL chose not to punish Suh over the Morris kick, with spokesman Michael Signora saying that, while “there was contact between the players, Suh’s action was not deemed a kick.”
In the opener, Suh also twisted the helmet of right tackle Morgan Moses while Moses was blocking him. Moses left the field after appearing to have been poked in the eye. Suh said following the game that he did not recall either play.
The play against Fitzpatrick is likely to bring further scrutiny of Suh.
Suh had little to say afterward, in a press conference that prompted this classic response: