Miami Dolphins DT Ndamukong Suh says injured knee is fine

Ndamukong Suh is highly likely to play Monday at Carolina. (Allen Eyestone/The Post)

DAVIE—Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh injured his knee on a bizarre play in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s loss to the Raiders and still isn’t back to normal.

Suh was held out of practice today, but indicated he will play in the upcoming game at Carolina.

“I am well,” he said. “Looking forward to Monday.”

Suh stopped short of saying definitively he will be ready to play against the Panthers—team protocol is for players to defer to coach Adam Gase on those questions—but talked extensively about the challenge of facing Cam Newton.

“He’s got all the power, so we’ve just gotta wait for him to decide and hopefully I’m up on Monday,” Suh said of Gase.

After Suh flew in for the strip on Oakland quarterback Derek Carr, there was a wild scramble for the ball. Raiders right tackle Marshall Newhouse recovered it and tried to run upfield, but Kiko Alonso flipped him with a hit to the legs. As Newhouse flew through the air, his leg hit Suh in the back of the left knee and he went down.

Trainers took Suh to the locker room, and he was able to return to the game.

He has refused to watch that part of the play, though he did not elaborate on why.

“It was on the sack-fumble, just going after the ball,” he said. “It’s football. I understand things happen.”

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