Mayhew acknowledges not enough people talked to Suh
It’s dawned on the Detroit Lions that maybe they didn’t do enough to prevent Ndamukong Suh from combusting this past season.
That’s the conclusion general manager Martin Mayhew reached when he visited with The 2 Live Stews on 790-AM in Atlanta.
“It’s funny how things go,” Mayhew said, according to the Detroit Free-Press. “I think, early on, he had a couple of borderline sort of plays and, looking back on it, probably not enough people talked to him in those situations. And then when this thing happened, probably too many people talked to him. He had everybody -- the guy driving the bus to the games had an opinion on what Ndamukong needed to do. I got letters from every sports psychologist and counselor in the Detroit metro area. He had so much input, it was probably too much.”
Suh was suspended for two games after stomping on the arm of Green Bay Packers guard Evan Dietrich-Smith in a Thanksgiving Day game at Ford Field. He’d piled up penalties in his first 1