Morning Roar: Suh, Bush among disliked

October, 22, 2013
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If there is a surprise in this, it might be that Ndamukong Suh wasn't at the top of this list.

This latest poll of 1,100 people ages 13 and higher by E-Poll Market Research was released to Forbes.com on Monday. The topic was the most disliked players in the NFL.

Suh is one of the most polarizing active players in the league. He is one of the NFL's best talents, but he has been fined and suspended multiple times over the years for hits on quarterbacks and stomps on offensive linemen.

So it isn't a surprise he is on this list at all.

Suh came in third, at 43 percent dislike, with only Philadelphia quarterback Michael Vick and, somewhat surprisingly, San Diego linebacker Manti Te'o ahead of him.

More surprising -- and somewhat confusing -- than Suh's inclusion was that of Detroit running back Reggie Bush. The Forbes photo gallery accompanying the survey mentioned the USC scandal for Bush's placement on the list at No. 10.

The survey said 22 percent of people polled disliked Bush.

In all, only three non-quarterbacks made the top 10: Te'o, Suh and Bush.

And now Lions news from around the Interwebs:

Colleague Mike Sando thinks the Lions have a good chance in the NFC North -- and I don't disagree.

Inside Calvin Johnson's 50-yard touchdown reception Sunday. Jim Schwartz explains the decision not to challenge a forward lateral, Upon Further Review from Sunday and a check on how the rookies did. Oh, and Schwartz said Jim Leyland is like a ship captain.

Shawn Windsor of the Detroit Free Press writes it is time for the Lions to win -- not to learn.

Chris McCosky from the Detroit News says Jim Schwartz thinks Chris Houston can play better.

Running back Steven Miller is back with the Lions practice squad and the Lions could be hunting for an offensive tackle, writes Kyle Meinke from MLive.

 

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ESPN Detroit Lions reporter

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