Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Saints catch break with Suh suspension
By Pat Yasinskas
NEW ORLEANS -- Despite my previous post, I’m not on the road just yet. I’m sitting in Louis Armstrong International Airport waiting for a flight and have to weigh in on some major news.
The New Orleans Saints, fresh off Monday night’s big win against the Giants, appear to be catching another big break.
Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been suspended for two games for stomping an opponent. An appeal is expected to be heard quickly.
But, as long as the suspension is not overturned, the first game Suh misses will be Sunday night’s game against the Saints at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.
You saw last night what the Saints can do when a defense can’t pressure Drew Brees or slow the running game. Without Suh, Detroit’s defense drops off considerably.