The Detroit Lions will be without Ndamukong Suh on Sunday against the New Orleans Saints - and also the following week, as Art Shell and the NFL have upheld the defensive lineman's two-game suspension, according to Jason LaCanfora.
Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press had a string of tweets (here, here and here) with the NFL's statement on the appeal:
NFL statment on Suh appeal denied: "Art Shell has notified Ndamukong Suh, the Lions, the NFLPA, and the NFL that Suh's appeal of his two-game suspension by NFL Vice President Merton Hanks has been denied. Suh is suspended for the Lions' next two games and will be reinstated to the active roster on December 12."
There was some sentiment when the appeal was made by Suh that the suspension could be reduced to one game. That's not the case, and he gets two games - the most since Albert Haynesworth was suspended for five games for stomping Andre Gurode. The Lions will take on the Saints and then the division rival Vikings before Suh will be reinstated to the active roster.