Report: Texans’ Denzel Perryman appealing suspension

Houston Texans linebacker Denzel Perryman is appealing his three-game suspension on Wednesday, NFL Network reported.The league issued the punishment Tuesday for repeated violations of player safety rules.NFL vice president of football operations Jon Runyan referenced in a letter to Perryman that the latter was “involved in a play that the league considers a serious violation of the playing rules” during the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game against the Cincinnati Bengals.”You lowered your head and delivered a forcible blow to the shoulder and then the head/neck of the receiver (Ja’Marr Chase),” Runyan wrote.Perryman was flagged for unnecessary roughness for the hit on the play.Runyan also noted that Perryman has been involved in six violations of this type — including one in Week 2 against the Indianapolis Colts.