Mar. 4, 2012; Avondale, AZ, USA; Detroit Lions player Ndamukong Suh prior to the NASCAR Sprint Cup series Subway Fresh Fit 500 at Phoenix International Raceway. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-US PRESSWIRE

Ndamukong Suh Gets Traffic Ticket, Is it News?

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was ticketed for traffic violations in Oregon yesterday afternoon. It was reported by The Oregonian and picked up by Pro Football Talk.

The interesting thing about this incident is that pundits – whether fan or media – will see what they want to see in this report. It’s either a disturbing pattern of behavior or baseless grasping at straws to perpetuate the “dirty” label.

At least one teammate (and I would assume many more) wasn’t impressed with the newsworthiness of this incident:

Ndamukong Suh used his twitter account to respond:

What say you?

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