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Ndamukong Suh of Detroit Lions ticketed in traffic case

Ndamukong Suh can't seem to avoid trouble on the football field. The same can be said when the Detroit Lions defensive tackle is behind the wheel.

WJBK-TV reported Monday that Suh was ticketed in Lathrup Village, Mich., on Nov. 15 for "failure to use due care and caution." The case hasn't made its way to court, however, and it's unclear if charges will be filed.

According to the TV station, sources said a Lathrup Village police officer spotted a black Land Rover driving at a high rate of speed, passing multiple cars in the right lane. As the right lane was coming to an end, Suh allegedly cut off another car, nearly causing an accident.

The officer pulled over Suh and cited him, but Lathrup Village police chief William Armstrong said he's reviewing the dash-cam video of the incident. The officer who cited Suh has a reputation for being aggressive about writing tickets, according to Armstrong.

"From my bird's eye view, taking a quick glance at it, I'd say the charge doesn't fit," said Armstrong, according to The Associated Press. "Just looking at the tape, Mr. Suh was traveling faster than the cars around him, but I don't think it was to the extent of driving without due care and caution."

Armstrong said Tuesday he was waiting to hear from the city attorney to discuss the case.

If charges are filed, this will become Suh's fourth known traffic-related incident dating to his senior season at Nebraska. He was involved in a minor fender-bender in October.

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