Found May 04, 2012 on Cleveland Frowns:
With the Tribe in first place and Terrell Suggs just having graduated from Balled Too Hard University, it’s as good a time as any to remember that it will still all have a fiery end for us as long as Chief Wahoo is an officially sanctioned symbol of Cleveland sports. To that end, here are a few paragraphs from an early draft that didn’t make it into last week’s Scene cover story on the Curse of Wahoo: It’s not just the physical characteristics that are stereotyped [by caricatures like Wahoo], but also behavioral patterns. [Professor David] Pilgrim [of Ferris State University and founder and curator of its Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia] explains that the Native American portrayals in [the museum’s] collection dating back to the turn of the 19th century track those of African Americans in a way that’s, “so similar, it’s scary.” There’s the animalistic and insatiably destructive African ‘Brute,’ and the native ‘Savage,’ “on the warpath looking for scalps” (both, of course

Ravens look for facts, replacement after Suggs' injury

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...

Terrell Suggs Suffers Torn Achilles

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. Suggs generated...

Terrell Suggs Could Be Ready To Face Steelers With Quick Rehab & Use Of PUP List

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 tore Achilles tendon out for the season

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 [...]

Report: Terrell Suggs out for the season after tearing his Achilles’ tendon

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...

Source: Terrell Suggs out for the season with torn Achilles

Hot News for OLB Terrell Suggs

Ball Too Hard University

Terrell Suggs, reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year and owner of the NFL’s most frightening alien mouth, tore his ACL playing basketball, also known as pulling a Ryan Clady. Peter King says keep away from the courts, kids. Name five things more deathtrappy. You can’t. Most are saying that the injury spells the end of the 2012 season for Suggs, though T-Sizzle says he...

Terrell Suggs to miss 4-6 months of 2012 NFL season

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

With Terrell Suggs Out, Ravens Need Upshaw to Grow Up Fast

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...

Vikings’ pick put to good use by Ravens

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.

Emerging market for Freeney?

Nate Dunlevy points out that the injury to Terrell Suggs creates an opening in Baltimore for Dwight Freeney. Nate believes Freeney is headed elsewhere before the season begins: Among the possible trade options open to the Ravens is Indianapolis Colts defensive end Dwight Freeney. Freeney has been repeatedly linked to trade rumors, and I believe he will be moved before the close...
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