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Ndamukong Suh fined $31.5K for Brandon Weeden hit

The NFL fined Ndamukong Suh on Wednesday for a hit on Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden during Sunday's game.

The Detroit Lions defensive tackle was fined $31,500, according to NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport. The team's official website first reported the news.

Prior to the fine being reported, Suh told scribes that he knows he's always being scrutinized.

"There's always going to be a microscope on me, no matter where it is, from outside media, from the NFL to little kids to everybody," Suh said, per the Detroit Free Press.

NFL vice president of officiating Dean Blandino sat down with NFL Media's Andrea Kremer in an interview that appeared on "NFL Total Access" to discuss how a hit becomes a fine. Blandino used Suh's hit on Weeden as an example, stating on NFL Network that "when I looked at the play, I felt he did make contact with the forehead hairline," which is a violation of the rule that led to Suh's fine.

Suh was not penalized for the hit during the game.

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Suh was fined $100,000 in Week 1 after he threw an illegal low block. According to the Free Press, in his three-and-a-half-year career, Suh has been fined seven times for a total of $209,000, plus an additional $165,294 in game checks for a two-game suspension in 2011.

"I think you just roll with the punches," Suh said about how he handles the fines. "Not everything's going to go your way in life. I've understood that, grew up that way. It's just like for me, I wanted a Nintendo 64 when I was little. My mom said no, so I had to deal with it."

Suh could have bought a lot of Nintendo 64's for $374,294.

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