Found May 03, 2012 on
Today, one fan base in the AFC North weeps while three shed no tears at all.
Several news outlets are now confirming that Terrell Suggs has torn his Achilles tendon while playing basketball. Suggs was the 2011 Defensive Player of the Year and has wreaked havoc across the AFC North for years.
A torn Achilles is the same injury that Leon Hall sustained nearly six months ago during a game against Pittsburgh. Suggs will have surgery to repair the tear next week. The expected recovery time for an Achilles tear is around 11 months, so this injury will definitely keep him out of the 2012 season.
This injury creates an opportunity for someone on the Ravens’ roster to make the team that would not have otherwise. Time will tell who that guy is. But offensive coordinators across the AFC North know that their jobs got just a little bit easier for two games this year.
I wouldn’t wish an injury on Suggs, but I’m not shedding a tear for him, either.
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For now, Baltimore officials are taking linebacker Terrell Suggs at his word, that he sustained an Achilles injury that could be season-ending (despite his contention that he will play in 2012) while doing conditioning work. But once the dust settles, and the stunned Ravens determine how to replace the 2011 defensive player of the year in their lineup, team officials will dig deeper...
Stud pass rusher Terrell Suggs has reportedly suffered a torn Achilles' tendon while working out in Arizona.
If true, Suggs is likely lost for the entire 2012 campaign. Rookie second-rounder Courtney Upshaw should now be expected to play a significant role immediately, but cannot be counted on to duplicate the sheer impact of Suggs in Baltimore's defense.
The news broke this morning that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs tore his Achilles this past week while reportedly playing basketball and with that news the expectations have followed that he will miss the entire 2012 season as a result. Suggs has a different outlook though and seems to think he can return by the later part of October or early part of November. What he...
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has torn his Achilles tendon and is expected to miss the entire 2012 season. Initially there were reports that Suggs suffered the injury while playing basketball in Arizona, but Suggs has said this is untrue and he actually injured it while training for the upcoming season. The reigning NFL defensive [...]
The Ravens have lost ground on the Patriots throughout the offseason, and the AFC's runner-ups might have suffered a crushing blow Thursday in their race to keep pace with New England. Linebacker Terrell Suggs, the reigning Defensive Player of the Year, told ESPN he suffered a torn Achilles over the weekend. Suggs maintained his ability to get back to the field at some point...
Baltimore Ravens Terrell Suggs watches as his team plays the Indianapolis Colts in Baltimore, Maryland on December 11, 2011. UPI/Kevin Dietsch
Perhaps the Ravens didn’t select Alabama defender Courtney Upshaw just because he was a value in the second round.
As it turns out, they’re going to need him to be a major contributor this season.
According to 105.7 The Fan in Baltimore...
The 2012 season just became a question mark for the Ravens’ defense.
There are multiple reports that say standout linebacker and reigning Defensive Player of the Year Terrell Suggs has torn his Achilles tendon.
I guess it’s a good thing the Ravens drafted Courtney Upshaw last weekend.
The team released a statement that said the following:
“We are in contact with Terrell. He...
Hot News for OLB Terrell Suggs
Usually, something like an Achilles tendon injury that ends an NFL season happens at camp or the preseason, at the earliest. But the Ravens got the unfortunate news that star linebacker, and 2011 NFL defensive player of the year, Terrell Suggs would miss the entire season early yesterday morning.
No, he didn’t tear his Achilles training or on the field at all. He denies it...
The Baltimore Ravens were believed to be interested in drafting an offensive lineman in the first round, but with two guards selected before their pick, they traded the first-rounder to the Vikings. As it turned out, the Ravens’ selection of Courtney Upshaw was fortuitous after the injury to Terrell Suggs.
BALTIMORE (TheSportsEncounter) May 4, 2012: Terrell Suggs, the Baltimore Ravens linebacker, will have to undergo a surgery to a partial tear of his Achilles and hence will have to sit out of four to six months of the 2012 National Football League season.
Terrell Suggs, who is the current defensive player of the year, confirmed his surgery news on Thursday but said that he was...