Miami Dolphins star could be facing suspension after doing this

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When the Miami Dolphins handed out a $114 million contract to Ndamukong Suh this offseason there were some who warned the defensive star's volatile character would come back to haunt them.

And, just one game into the Suh-era in Miami, the South Florida franchise may be about to have their first taste of the drama the big money arrival tends to attract.

In trouble

That's because, after appearing to kick Washington Redskins running back Alfred Morris in the head on Sunday afternoon, there is increasing speculation that Ndamukong Suh could be facing a suspension from the NFL.


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The play in question, which can be seen via this link, seems to show Suh manoeuvring his foot to connect with Morris' head as he walks away from a tackle.

It went unpunished at the time but the incident has caused a stir since, despite the Dolphins star claiming ignorance after the game. It is Suh's recent past that could, though, lead to a suspension this time around.

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Past catching up with Suh

Suh, when playing for the Detroit Lions late in 2014, was initially suspended for a stamp on Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers.

The punishment was reduced to a $70,000 fine on appeal, but the NFL's explanation for that decision has some speculating they will enforce a spell on the sidelines for Suh this time around.

Per ProFootballTalk's Mike Florio:

"Suh avoided the suspension primarily because he had gone 32 regular-season games without an infraction. With a second apparent infraction in two consecutive regular-season games, that could change."

The NFL are yet to comment on the situation and Miami will be hoping they scratch this one off as an accident. 

Considering the defensive end's laundry list of NFL discipline, however, the Dolphins star may have a hard time convincing them of his innocence.

NFL fans: Do you think Suh intentionally kicked Morris or is he a victim of his past? Have your say in the comments below...

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