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Former Redskins running back Clinton Portis says he would have choked Ndamukong Suh after the questionable helmet kicking incident if he were Alfred Morris.

By SI Wire
September 16, 2015

Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh came under scrutiny after he appeared to kick Redskins running back Alfred Morris’ helmet off during Miami’s season-opener.

On Monday, the NFL announced that Suh would not be disciplined for the seemingly dirty play. League spokesman Michael Signora said, “Suh's action was not deemed a kick.”

Morris looked visibly upset following the incident, but then continued on with the game.

On ESPN 980’s The Drive With Cooley and Czabe on Monday, former Redskins running back Clinton Portis said he would have not taken the situation so lightly.

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“Why didn’t guys play that way when I was on the field? I wish a guy would have. I would have dove at the back of Suh’s knees so quick and got up and just probably choked him out. I definitely wouldn’t have let him get away with that. But again, Alfred Morris is a different guy than myself,” Portis said.

Portis added that, although a great player, he doesn't think that Suh is as tough as he makes himself seem.

Tough or not, the 28-year-old has a history of getting into trouble. Suh was suspended for stepping on Aaron Rodgers’s leg in Week 17 last season. In 2011, he stomped on the arm of Packers guard Evan Dietrich-Smith.

In Week 2, the Dolphins take on the Jaguars and the Redskins face the Rams.

- Xandria James

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