Ndamukong Suh says Nick Fairley can be better than him

After being demoted from his starting job on Monday, Nick Fairley still has the confidence of his fellow Pro Bowl teammate Ndamukong Suh (Credit: USATSI) After showing up to training camp overweight, the Detroit Lions demoted defensive tackle Nick Fairley from his starting position. Fairley, who showed up to camp at 308 pounds, weighed 315 pounds on Monday when the Lions demoted...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

New list says the Detroit Lions are one of the NFL’s most worthless teams

The Detroit Lions finished last season with a 7-9 record and missed the playoffs yet again despite a promising start to the year. So, that makes them a pretty average team in the grand scheme of things. But what if we determined how good a team is by something other than wins and losses? For example, what if we made it about how much a team’s real dollar value is? Bad news. If...
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Five reasons why Ndamukong Suh will stay with the Lions

In the NFL, top players rarely hit the market. It’s even rarer that they hit the market in their prime. Following the 2014 season, Ndamukong Suh may be hitting the free agent market. The mammoth defensive tackle for the Detroit Lions is slated to become a free agent if he doesn’t come to an extension agreement with the team. In just four seasons, Suh has been dominant. He is...
Via The Sports Bank
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions DT Suh Labeled At Risk by NFL

The NFL has recently created a list of 21 players that they consider to be at risk, and not surprisingly Ndamukong Suh was one of those players. The NFL sited Suh in addition to 15 other players who are at risk for receiving “escalated discipline.” Ndamukong Suh is the leader of the Detroit Lions defensive line, and for good reason. He is a wrecking ball in the middle of offensive...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Suh praised despite being named one of league's 21 'at risk' players

Despite being identified by the NFL as one of the league's 21 "at risk" players because of their on-field actions, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh actually was praised by the man in charge of player safety. Troy Vincent, a former player who is now the NFL's executive vice president of football operations, met with Suh during the offseason to address...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions claim Jon Baldwin off waivers

The Detroit Lions have been trying to upgrade their receiving corps for the last couple years, and they took a flier on a talented wide receiver who has yet to put things together in the NFL. According to a report from Michael Schottey of Bleacher Report, the Lions have claimed Jon Baldwin off of waivers from the San Francisco 49ers. Baldwin was drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs...
Via Sports-Glory
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh's goal to be highest paid defensive player in NFL

It’s anyone’s guess whether the Lions will be able sign defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a new contract. But one former sports agent and one of Suh’s closest friends weighed in on the contract situation and his chances of returning to Detroit next year. Perhaps fittingly, since so little has been uncomplicated during his four seasons in Detroit, the viewpoint was somewhat...
Via Pro Sports Daily
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Man United vs Real Madrid attended by Ndamukong Suh, Ziggy Ansah

Ndamukong Suh was famously quoted a few years ago: “I’m just a different breed. I hate to say that, but it’s kind of like, no athlete in the NFL is like any other person. You can’t treat everybody the same exact way. That would be unfair, but there’s guidelines that everybody needs to follow behind, so that’s more or less the understanding that I needed to see.” The...
Via The Sports Bank
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions will do whatever it takes to hold onto Suh

Minutes before the Detroit Lions opened training camp the team announced they would table any contract discussions with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the 2014 season. “I think it’s the right thing for us to do,” Lions president Tom Lewand said Monday. “It’s the right thing for the team. It’s the right thing for everybody involved and it allows us to keep...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions: Smart move not to extend Suh?

The Detroit Lions opened camp on Monday and team president Tom Lewand spoke to the media, he gave his thoughts on Ndamukong Suh‘s contract negotiations.“Well, I’ll tell you, we’ve had a lot of conversations over the offseason and every one of the contract negotiations is different. In light of where we are, and most importantly getting ready for the season (and) keeping...
Via Route4Sports
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions halt talks with DT Ndamukong Suh, will allow him to test free agency

The Detroit Lions announced just prior to the opening of training camp that they will have no further discussions with extending the contract of DT Ndamukong Suh this season. Suh was the second overall player selected in the first-round of the 2010 NFL Draft and has recorded 186 tackles and 27.5 sacks in 62 regular-season games. The disruptive tackle is playing the final year of...
Via thepigskinreport.com
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the Lions Allowing Suh to Test Free Agency?

As you may have seen, NFL Insider Ian Rapoport sent out a tweet last night saying that he was told that the Detroit Lions were willing to allow defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to test the waters of free agency after this season. #Lions want an informed Ndamukong Suh to sign a deal he’s happy with. I’m told DET is willing to allow him to explore FA to gauge his market — Ian Rapoport...
Via Detroit Sports Nation
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions willing to let Suh test free agency

News broke on Monday that the Lions will table contract talks with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh until after the upcoming season. According to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network, the Lions might let Suh test free agency. #Lions want an informed Ndamukong Suh to sign a deal he’s happy with. I’m told DET is willing to allow him to explore FA to gauge his market — Ian Rapoport ...
Via Pro Football Zone
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions Willing To Allow DT Ndamukong Suh To Test Free Agent Market

  Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network is reporting that the Lions want DT Ndamukong Suh to sign a deal that he’s happy with and are willing to give him the opportunity to test the free agent market. This comes just a day after Lions president Tom Lewand told reporters that they are tabling contract talks with Suh until after the 2014 season. The Lions are in a difficult position...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions reportedly table contract talks with Suh until after season

The Lions and Ndamukong Suh will not be having any discussion relating to Suh’s expiring contract until after the offseason.  After Suh put off megabucks extension talks all this offseason, the Lions are now the ones putting down the hammer. Suh admitted that it was indeed the Lions who tabled talks despite thoughts by many that this was another ploy by the three-time Pro Bowler...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions table contract talks for Ndamukong Suh until after the season

If the Lions are going to sign Ndamukong Suh to a new contract, it won’t happen until after the upcoming season. The #Lions have tabled contract discussions with Ndamukong Suh until after the season — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 28, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh contract talks halted until after 2014 season

TweetDetroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is due for a new contract, but he won’t be getting an extension anytime soon. According to a report from ESPN, the Lions are tabling contract negotiations with the All-Pro until after the season in an effort to focus more on the upcoming season. Suh, drafted 2nd overall in 2010, signed a 5-year, $65 million contract that carries...
Via Los That Sports Blog
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions shelve contract talks with Suh

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Contract negotiations between the Detroit Lions and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh have broken off until the end of the season. Lions president Tom Lewand made the announcement Monday, shortly before the Lions' first training-camp practice. Suh is entering the final year of his original rookie deal and could become a free agent next March. "I think it...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ndamukong Suh Would Command Franchise Tag Record Amount Next Summer

The #Lions have tabled contract discussions with Ndamukong Suh until after the season — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 28, 2014 The Detroit Lions announced today that they would no longer negotiate a contract extension with Ndamukong Suh until next season is over, something that has to concern Lions fans. According to Chris Mortensen, Suh would […] The post Ndamukong Suh Would...
Via Diehardsport
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions ‘tabling’ contract negotiations with Ndamukong Suh until after the season

The hope that Ndamukong Suh will be a Lion for an extended period of time just took a major hit Monday afternoon. According to team president Tom Lewand, the Lions will be ‘tabling’ contract negotiations with Suh until the end of the season. Lions tabling Ndamukong Suh negotiations until after the season, per Tom Lewand. Huge news. — Kyle Meinke (@kmeinke) July 28, 2014 This...
Via The Majors Detroit
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Lions, Ndamukong Suh to discuss contract extension after season

The Detorit Lions will not sign defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh to a contract extension until after the season, reports Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com. The #Lions have tabled contract discussions with Ndamukong Suh until after the season — Tim Twentyman (@ttwentyman) July 28, 2014 Lions president Tom Lewand remains optimistic that the team and Suh can agree on a deal.  Tom...
Via Sports-Glory
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Trouble is brewing on the Detroit Lions defensive line

There is trouble brewing on the Detroit Lions defensive line already this year. We all know that the lack of a contract extension for Ndamukong Suh has been a major distraction this offseason and may have caused the Lions trouble in signing potential free agents, but there are more pressing concerns now. Two of the Lions key players on the defensive line are causing the concern...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions worried they can’t re-sign Ndamukong Suh

For the last four seasons Ndamukong Suh has been the anchor of the Detroit Lions defensive line. During that time he’s totaled 27.5 sacks and 186 combined tackles. Re-signing Suh has been a priority for the Lions, and apparently Suh wants to stay, but it’s looking more and more like that might not happen. According to ESPN’s Chris Mortensen the club is starting to get anxious...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions HC Jim Caldwell “Optimistic” They’ll Sign DT Ndamukong Suh To An Extension

  Lions new HC Jim Caldwell told reporters on Sunday that he remains confident that they will be able to sign DT Ndamukong Suh to a contract extension. “Absolutely,” Caldwell said, via ESPN.com. “I’m always optimistic. I think you know me by now and I think without question they are working at it, and I think something will be done at the appropriate time.” ESPN’s...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Caldwell believes Suh's deal will 'absolutely' get done

ALLEN PARK, Mich. -- Ndamukong Suh and the Detroit Lions' veteran players arrived Sunday for the start of training camp. Barring an unexpected turn in negotiations, Suh will take the field Monday afternoon for the team's first practice without the contract extension that the Lions were hoping to sign him to during the offseason. Suh, entering his fifth year in the NFL, could...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
25 days ago  |  Discuss
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