DETROIT (AP) – The NFL has decided not to suspend Detroit defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (ehn-DAHM’-uh-kehn soo) for his actions against Houston quarterback Matt Schaub (shawb) in the Texans’ Thanksgiving Day win. Suh’s extended his left foot to hit Schaub in the groin area after he threw a pass in the first quarter. League spokesman Greg Aiello (eye-EHL’-oh) says the “incident’ will be reviewed for a potential fine.
METAIRIE, La. (AP) – The NFL will not be suspending Saints starting defensive tackle Brodrick Bunkley for his kick to the back of offensive lineman Alex Boone’s helmet in the final minutes of San Francisco’s 31-21 victory over New Orleans on Sunday, a person familiar with the situation has told the Associated Press. Bunkley was penalized for unsportsmanlike conduct and ejected with 1:05 left for kicking Boone after the Saints had blocked a field goal.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) – San Francisco coach Jim Harbaugh says he’ll announce mid-week whether Colin Kaepernick (KAP’-ur-nihk) or Alex Smith with start at quarterback Sunday against St. Louis. Kaepernick has turned the starting job into a competition after impressively leading the 49ers to consecutive wins in place of the injured Smith.
BEREA, Ohio (AP) – The Cleveland Browns won’t know for a few more days whether rookie quarterback Brandon Weeden will play in Oakland. He sustained a concussion in the closing minutes of Sunday’s win over Pittsburgh. If Weeden can’t go against the Raiders, Colt McCoy will get the start.
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) – The Arizona Cardinals are sticking with rookie Ryan Lindley at quarterback, at least until Kevin Kolb (KAHB) is healthy enough to play after he was hurt five games ago. Coach Ken Whisenhunt elected to stay with Lindley over John Skelton, despite the fact Lindley threw three interceptions in the loss to St. Louis yesterday and two were returned for touchdowns.