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Pro Sports Daily:
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 for answers. The initial rumor was that Suggs sustained the injury while playing basketball, an offseason exercise he has frequently used in the past, but one he has denied in connection to the latest injury. The Ravens' organization will do a lot more background work because the ramifications of the injury, in addition to leaving the club without one of its star defenders, impact Suggs' 2012 salary as well. As for replacing Suggs, team sources told The Sports Xchange Thursday night that the Ravens won't make any "rash" moves, but will monitor the progress of younger players first. ...
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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 [...]
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
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
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.
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...