Ndamukong Suh's foot that landed below the belt of Houston quarterback Matt Schaub in Thursday's game will be the subject of a review by the NFL.
NFL executive vice president Ray Anderson will examine the evidence from the play and determine next week whether punitive action is needed against the Detroit Lions defensive lineman, NFL.com reported Friday.
The incident took place in the first quarter on Thanksgiving day when Suh, blocked by an offensive lineman to the ground, reached out with his left foot and connected with Schaub in the groin area. It's uncertain whether Suh's actions were intentional.
"In our normal course, we identify hits for potential discipline," Anderson told NFL.com. "Certainly, that will be one that will be reviewed after the weekend's slate of game as part of normal course of action. It drew our attention."
Suh left the locker room Thursday without comment. Schaub sidestepped a controversy.
"I really don't have anything to say about that play or that person," Schaub said after the Texans' overtime win.
Suh has a history of similar incidents, which Anderson said will be taken into account during the review.
During last year's Thanksgiving game, Suh stepped on the right arm of Green Bay offensive lineman Evan Dietrich-Smith and drew a two-game suspension. He also has received fines in the past for hits on quarterbacks Andy Dalton of Cincinnati, Jay Cutler of Chicago and Jake Delhomme of Cleveland.