DETROIT (AP) — NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell says it’s very difficult for the league to judge whether Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh intended to kick Houston Texans quarterback Matt Schaub in the groin area.
Goodell met with reporters before speaking at a Lions charity event Tuesday night, a day after the league decided it wouldn’t suspend Suh.
Goodell says he hasn’t spoken to Suh about the play but that the league’s football operations staff is in the process of speaking to the player about it. Goodell says the league will decide whether Suh will be fined within the next few days.
Suh was on his chest after being taken down by an offensive lineman last Thursday and extended his left foot to hit Schaub below the belt.