NFC Notes: Bears, Falcons, Lions, Packers, & Panthers

Bears Michael C. Wright believes the Bears should use their first round pick to address the safety position. However, Wright admits that new GM Ryan Pace is unlikely to target a specific position. Falcons Mike Jones reports that the Falcons have requested permission to interview Redskins DBs coach Raheem Morris. Lions Michael Rothstein writes that if the Lions believe free...
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NFL Notes: Bengals, Browns, Colts, Lions, & Saints

Bengals A Bengals’ source tells Adam Caplan that owner Mike Brown has prevented a number of coaches under contract with the team to take other positions. This could explain why they prevented Vance Joseph from taking the Broncos DC job. Browns New Browns OC John DeFilippo receives a three-year contract from the team. (Adam Caplan) Colts While the Colts prevented Rob Chudzinski...
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Downtown’s Seven Round Mock of the 2015 NFL Draft — Detroit Lions Edition

After a controversial loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the playoffs, the Lions have been preparing for the off-season for the last few weeks. With time, I’ll have my free agent predictions and of course, more mock drafts will follow. For now, I took a crack at a Lions seven round mock draft. Enjoy! **please note that the overall selection numbers will change once the compensatory...
Via The Majors Detroit
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Suh backs out of Pro Bowl

Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has joined Detroit Lions teammate Calvin Johnson in backing out of the Pro Bowl. Suh will be replaced by Cincinnati's Geno Atkins, according to the Bengals' website, which cited an undisclosed injury as the reason for the Detroit All-Pro's decision not to play. Toes still frozen, perhaps? More than likely, it has much to do with Suh's pending free-agent...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Key To Ndamukong Suh Playing For Chicago Interviews Today

The Chicago Bears are set to interview the Detroit Lions defensive coordinator Teryl Austin. There are whispers that Austin could have influence over Ndamukong Suh’s destination during free agency after coaching him this past year. Obviously Chicago wouldn’t hire a coach based on that alone, but it’s worth at least an interview. Austin has already interviewed with the Falcons...
Via Sports Mockery
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Five storylines to follow in Lions' offseason

Was the Detroit Lions' 11-win season just an aberration, and they'll take a step back again in 2015? Or was it the foundation for maybe even bigger and better things? Here are five storylines to follow this offseason that will help determine the answer: ------ Can they re-sign Ndamukong Suh? Lions general manager Martin Mayhew indicated that putting the one-year franchise tag on...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM: Team Could Use $27 Million Franchise Tag On Suh

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said he’s not ruling out the possibility of using the franchise tag on defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, according to a report from the Associated Press. Suh is in the final year of a five-year contract worth he signed after the Lions selected him with the No. 2 overall pick in the 2010 draft. The 28-year-old has earned four Pro Bowl nods...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayhew: Lions willing to use franchise tag on Suh

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew remains as confident as ever -- at least publicly -- that he will be able to keep Ndamukong Suh. Suh, an All-Pro defensive tackle, just completed his fifth year with the team that drafted him No. 2 pick overall in 2010, but he's eligible to become an unrestricted free agent in March. Losing Suh would be a major blow...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions Willing To Use Franchise Tag On DT Ndamukong Suh

Lions GM Martin Mayhew discussed their plans for impending free agent DT Ndamukong Suh on Thursday. The most notable comment from Mayhew was that he confirmed they are willing to apply their franchise tag to Suh in order to keep him in Detroit for another year, per Dave Birkett. Mayhew said that they will have to “step up financially” in order to retain Suh, but he also wouldn’t...
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Prediction: Ndamukong Suh to the Dallas Cowboys

Detroit “Bad Boys” No More? After a heartbreaking playoff loss to the Dallas Cowboys, Ndamukong Suh (4-Time All Pro) was shown in an emotional press conference following the game, which many speculate to be Suh’s last game as a Detroit Lion. With his dominance comes a flare for the dramatics, which many feel is the […]
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Admits To Lions That Refs Missed Cowboys’ Hold On Ndamukong Suh

A controversial no-call has garnered all the headlines from Sunday’s NFC Wild Card game. But apparently it wasn’t the only error the referees made. The NFL issued an apology to the Detroit Lions on Tuesday, admitting that the referees missed an obvious holding call on the Dallas Cowboys during Dallas’ crucial fourth-down conversion in the fourth...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL admits they screwed the Lions with missed holding call

While most of the controversy around the officiating in the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions Wild Card playoff game has focused on the picked-up flag for pass interference, there was actually another non-call which had huge implications for the outcome of the game. On a dramatic fourth down with six minutes to go in the Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Store starting to sell discounted Suh apparel

The general consensus around town is Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh won’t be back with the team. That feeling seems to be strong enough that this store is starting to discount their Suh merchandise as Darren Rovell tweets: It’s liquidation time in Detroit pic.twitter.com/nbv1MpPWVB (H/T @nickbradley30) — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell) January 5, 2015 Whether or not...
Via The Majors Detroit
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Milwaukee TV station trolls Ndamukong Suh

Milwaukee TV station gets revenge on Suh pic.twitter.com/3CMixAu8PX — Busted Coverage (@bustedcoverage) January 5, 2015 After the Lions lost to the Cowboys in the Wild Card round of the playoffs (thanks in part to some questionable officiating) there was no shortage of schadenfreude from their local rivals. Ndamukong Suh was tearful in his postgame press conference and the NBC...
Via Awful Announcing
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh Gives Emotional, Tear-Filled Press Conference

Ndamukong Suh took the podium following the Lions loss to the Cowboys on Sunday and expressed a surprising amount of emotion. The highly controversial Detroit defensive tackle only offered a few words for the media and appeared to be holding back tears. It was likely his last game in a Lions uniform.   [Barstool Sports] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Wisconsin TV station trolls Ndamukong Suh over teary news conference

Let's start with ferocious Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh's news conference after the Cowboys' controversial 24-20 wild-card victory on Sunday over the visiting Lions. You can watch a portion that conference above, in which an emotional Suh definitely has a bit of the sniffles, holds back some tears and wipes away a few that got away. Now, here's how Milwaukee, Wisc...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

The end of Ndamukong Suh as a Detroit Lion

Ndamukong Suh has been one of the best players in football since being drafted second-overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2010 NFL draft. While issues have arisen about his on-field conduct, nobody could argue Suh’s production in the middle of the defensive line, helping Detroit go from afterthoughts to playoff contenders throughout his tenure. Now, after five seasons in the Motor...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

The end of Ndamukong Suh as a Detroit Lion

Ndamukong Suh has been one of the best players in football since being drafted second-overall by the Detroit Lions in the 2010 NFL draft. While issues have arisen about his on-field conduct, nobody could argue Suh’s production in the middle of the defensive line, helping Detroit go from afterthoughts to playoff contenders throughout his tenure. Now, after five seasons in the Motor...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh Cries In Postgame News Conference After Loss To Cowboys (Video)

Ndamukong Suh might have seen his Detroit Lions career come to an end Sunday, and it had him a little choked up. The Lions defensive tackle and his team were eliminated from the playoffs in a controversial Wild Card Game against the Dallas Cowboys. Suh, who’s going to be a free agent this offseason, had trouble keeping it together during his postgame news conference. Midway through...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Someone Tell Ndamukong Suh There is No Crying in Football?

The Detroit Lions season ended with a 24-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys Sunday evening. It was a close, hard-fought, dramatic game, but it was also one that was rife with controversy due to some misses calls, made calls, and picked up calls. For anyone associated with the Lions it was upsetting to say the least.It even managed to cause big Ndamukong Suh to break down in front of the...
Via FatManWriting
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Suh breaks down after Lions' loss to Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas -- This was Ndamukong Suh like we've never seen him before. The Detroit Lions' season had come to an abrupt end Sunday with a heart-breaking 24-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the opening round of the playoffs. Suh is the big brute of the NFL, the bad boy that opponents love to hate. Many call him the dirtiest player in the league. But shortly after the Lions had...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
20 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Suh in tears during post game presser

If you thought Jim Caldwell showing emotion during a press conference was rare, how about Ndamukong Suh breaking down into tears after tonight’s loss to the Cowboys? Ndamukong Suh was so emotional after the @Lions' loss to the Cowboys that he started to cry answering questions. http://t.co/3AUBFh1EVh — ESPN Highlights (@HighlightsESPN) January 5, 2015 Suh likely played in...
Via The Majors Detroit
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh tears up after 'sickening' loss to Cowboys

Some say Ndamukong Suh probably shouldn't have played against the Cowboys on Sunday. In the end, it didn't matter. Suh's Lions fell to Dallas, 24-20, even with their star defensive tackle, who won a suspension appeal after stepping on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers last week. Suh said the outcome of the loss was "sickening" while tearing up afterwards in the video above.
Via Fox Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: Ndamukong Suh Cries During Post-Game Press Conference

The Dallas Cowboys are moving on after defeating the Lions in the NFC Wild Card game, but how they won still has many reeling. Despite that, a win is a win. But not everyone is taking the loss well. Lions’ […]
Via The Kevin Burke Project
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh cries during press conference following Lions loss (VIDEO)

While the majority of Lions fans were still spitting fire following the Lions season-ending loss to Dallas Sunday, Ndamukong Suh was shedding some tears at the podium during his press conference. Suh excused himself for a short time and appeared to be crying as he left.  Was he that upset about losing the wildcard playoff game?  Is he tipping his hand that he’ll never play along...
Via It's Always Sunny in Detroit
20 days ago  |  Discuss
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