Before the Dolphins Final Minicamp practice on Thursday which started at 10:25 a.m., Suh had a television interview on NFL Network’s Good Morning Football where he divulged this very interesting detail.
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This is no new task for the 4-time First-Team All-Pro/5-time Pro Bowler. Back in 2010 when he was with the Detroit Lions, Suh was named backup field-goal kicker and won a friendly Training Camp kicking competition. He booted a 30-yarder that allowed the defense an early exit from practice and forced the offense to run sprints. More famously or infamously (depending on how you look at it), in Week 9 of that season, Suh was placed in an emergency situation when Lions kicker Jason Hanson got injured, and missed an extra point in the 3rd quarter of a close game against the Jets. This kick would’ve put the Lions up 14-10. The Lions went on to lose against the Jets in overtime 23-20, and Suh is still bitter about it to this day.
“I want to revenge that kick against the Jets back in the day,” he said jokingly. “But I want a real opportunity sometime soon.”
The Dolphins play the Jets twice every season, so he’ll get his chances this year and the remaining years left on his contract. It may not be