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Ndamukong Suh could be facing penalty from league after possible kick to Alfred Morris

Could the Miami Dolphins have already seen the bad side of defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh?

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The NFL is scheduled to review a play from the second quarter of the Miami Dolphins' 17-10 win over the Washington Redskins. In the play, Miami defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh chases down running back Alfred Morris from behind. Then, as Suh stands up, there is a moment where it appears Suh may have kicked the helmet off of Morris' head. Suh continues to walk away from the play, and Morris gets up, seems to take a little issue with the action, but puts his helmet back on and no penalties were called on the play.

When you watch the play in full speed, it does look like there might be something to the idea that Suh kicked Morris in the head, which popped off his helmet. In slow motion, however, it seems like Suh was stepping over Morris, possibly trying to avoid the running back's arm, and maybe hit his face mask with his shin. It really does not seem like there is anything here, but it is Suh, and it is going to warrant attention.

Given Suh is a repeat offender, though he has never been suspended by the league (having won on appeal a one-game suspension after stepping on Aaron Rodgers last year), the punishment - if the league determines something inappropriate did occur on the play - could be anywhere from a fine to a suspension. Based on the video shown, and it's the only angle seen so far, there does not appear to be enough to say Suh did anything on purpose.

UPDATE: On Monday, the NFL announced that there would be no punishment of Suh, stating there was no intent or appearance of an actual kick.