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NFL Notes: Ndamukong Suh, Brandon Marshall, Chiefs, Texans, & Vikings

Ndamukong Suh Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press takes a look at the top-five teams most likely to sign free agent DT Ndamukong Suh this offseason. According to Birkett, the list of options for Suh is likely to include the Raiders, Jaguars, Colts, Jets and Lions.  Brandon Marshall Jason La Canfora writes that he wound’t rule out a few teams being interested in Bears...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Complete list of NFC impact free agents: Dez Bryant, Ndamukong Suh leading way

NFL free agency begins with the new league year on March 10. Technically, teams can begin negotiating with other team’s free agents come March 7, somewhat of a legal tampering period. Overall, there are over 500 restricted and unrestricted free agents slated to hit the market, with some to come off the board with franchise tags before March 2. With less than two weeks to go before...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Lions should let Ndamukong Suh walk

The Detroit Lions are reportedly pulling out all the stops to keep superstar defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in Motown. They should relent and allow him to leave via free agency. If Suh is not given the franchise tag by March 2 or signed by March 10, he will become a free agent. It would be nothing short of salary cap suicide to tag Suh, considering his number would be an outrageous...
Via Bloguin Best
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Why the Lions should let Ndamukong Suh walk

The Detroit Lions are reportedly pulling out all the stops to keep superstar defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh in Motown. They should relent and allow him to leave via free agency. If Suh is not given the franchise tag by March 2 or signed by March 10, he will become a free agent. It would be nothing short of salary cap suicide to tag Suh, considering his number would be an outrageous...
Via This Given Sunday
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL Free Agency Faces Law of Diminishing Return

Imagine a world where the teams of its wildly popular and most profitable sport had annual public hand-wringing sessions about whether or not to keep or pursue the players that play the best.  In this world, seasons end and the debate immediately commences on whether or not you really need the really good players (read: expensive).  The real twist is that many of these players...
Via Football By Football
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions release Reggie Bush

  The Detroit Lions have cut running back Reggie Bush, the team announced Wednesday. “You’ve got to look at the contribution versus how much you’re paying the player,” Mayhew said. “It’s what they give you versus what you pay them. That’s a process we spend a lot of time on. He’s just one of the players we look at.” Bush still has two years remaining on a...
Via Sports-Glory
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Bray’s Detroit Lions 2015 Draft Targets

Ndamukong Suh and Lions GM Martin Mayhew   It’s that time of year Lions Nation. The season has wrapped up and the NFL Combine has come and gone. The Detroit Lions have needs and questions all over the board. Experts are pegging the Lions for a Defensive Lineman and frankly it’s lazy work. The Lions don’t just have needs at defensive line, they have needs at Running Back...
Via The Majors Detroit
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Jaguars & Raiders Expected To Make Strong Plays For Ndamukong Suh & Others In FA

According to Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports, the Jaguars and Raiders are both expected to make “strong plays” for free agent DT Ndamukong Suh in free agency. Beyond that, La Canfora can see the Jaguars actively pursuing other notable free agents like Packers WR Randall Cobb and Broncos TE Julius Thomas. The Raiders will have a phenomenal amount of cap space that will need to...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM is not Worried About Calvin Johnson’s Huge Cap Number

The Detroit Lions are trying to agree on a deal to keep defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh with the team for years to come. If they are successful, it will be the second major star the team has locked up over the past few years, following the massive Calvin Johnson deal from 2012. Working on contract negotiations with Suh, speculation is that he could command a deal near the $100 million...
Via Sportsnaut
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions slip in the latest Power Rankings

The offseason is only unofficially upon us, as teams have made coaching and front office changes, released players to create cap space, made decisions on their own pending free agents, and started evaluating draft prospects. As a result, teams look slightly different now than they did when the regular season ended. And that means it’s time to once again grade each franchise in...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Detroit Lions hold talks with two key defensive tackles at the NFL Combine

The Detroit Lions’ defensive line could look radically different next year depending how the next couple of weeks go. Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley, Andre Fluellen, and C.J. Mosley will all become free agents on March 10th, which means the Lions have a lot of work to do if they want to keep the band together for 2015… AROUND COVER32 Five Things: How to improve the NFL Scouting...
Via cover32 - Lions
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Will Colts Pull Trigger on Ndamukong Suh?

For years, the Indianapolis Colts have been downright dreadful against the run. Indianapolis has ranked at or near the bottom of the league's ranks for the better part of the 21st century. The 2014 campaign was no different. Veteran Arthur Jones was brought in to shore up the middle of a defensive line that was getting beaten apart. For his and players like Ricky Jean Francois' efforts...
Via Pro Football Spot
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions 2015 NFL Off-Season Preview

Positions of Need Defensive Tackle Defensive tackle has been a strength for the Lions for years, but all three of their top defensive tackles, Ndamukong Suh, Nick Fairley, and CJ Mosley, are free agents this off-season. Mosley is the most likely to re-sign and will be the cheapest, but he’s going into his age 32 season. The Lions will find it borderline impossible to bring back...
Via The Football Fan Spot
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM: Reggie Bush's future is 'up in the air'

There has been some talk that the Detroit Lions are planning to move on from running back Reggie Bush. That talk will likely  continue now that Lions general manager Martin Mayhew left Bush out of this comment regarding the team’s running backs. When you have a guy like Theo Riddick who can make a difference in the passing game, that brings value to your team. Joique Bell...
Via Sportsnaut
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions “Optimistic” They’ll Be Able To Re-Sign DT Ndamukong Suh

Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports, citing a league, reports that the Lions are “optimistic” they’ll be able to re-sign DT Ndamukong Suh this offseason. This comes just a day after Lions GM Martin Mayhew said that he is “very optimistic” about retaining the Pro Bowl defensive tackle. “You have to make a serious financial commitment to him and we’re ready to work that...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions GM says he’s very optimistic the team will resign Ndamukong Suh

Either Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew knows something we don’t, or he’s suffering from a case of irrational confidence… AROUND COVER32 Free Agents: The top-10 wide receivers on the market QB Rankings: Rating today’s starters from 1-32 based on their cap value According to a report by Brad Biggs of the Chicago Tribune, Mayhew says that he is “very optimistic”...
Via cover32 - Lions
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Mayhew optimistic Lions will reach deal with Suh

With less than three weeks remaining until Ndamukong Suh could hit the open market as an unrestricted free agent, the Detroit Lions aren't backing down from their stand that they're still optimistic about reaching a long-term deal with their All-Pro defensive tackle. General manager Martin Mayhew addressed the issue Wednesday during a news conference at the NFL Scouting Combine...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions GM 'very optimistic' about re-signing Suh

Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said on Wednesday that he believes the team will be able to re-sign Ndamukong Suh before the superstar standout defensive tackle hits the free agent market. Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine, Mayhew, who previously stated that the Lions would consider using the franchise tag on Suh — which...Read More The post Lions GM Martin Mayhew...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions “Very Optimistic” About Re-Signing DT Ndamukong Suh

Lions GM Martin Mayhew said on Wednesday that he’s “very optimistic” they will be able to re-sign free agent DT Ndamukong Suh at some point. “You have to make a serious financial commitment to him and we’re ready to work that out with him,” said Mayhew. Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reported last night that the Lions plan to meet with Suh’s agent, Jimmy...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions To Meet With Ndamukong Suh’s Agent At The Combine

Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press reports that the Lions plan to meet with free agent DT Ndamukong Suh‘s agent, Jimmy Sexton, at he Combine this week. Birkett mentions that the two sides are likely to ramp up contract negotiations during their meeting, but there will be other interested teams in Indianapolis. NFL teams are not allowed to speak to any free agent or their...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Estimated NFL Franchise Tag Figures for Key Positions

Monday was the start of a two-week window for teams to franchise tag impending free agents. Below are franchise tag estimations by position collected by NFL Media’s Albert Breer. The two-week window to tag a player ends March 2 with free agency itself starting eight days after that. Quarterbacks: $18.51 million Defensive ends: $14.78 million Linebacker: $13.17 million Cornerback...
Via Sportsnaut
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Franchise tag for Ndamukong Suh may be too steep for Detroit Lions to pay

The word on the street is that Ndamukong Suh wants to come play for the Seattle Seahawks, but the Detroit Lions can make him stick around a while longer if they are determined to do so. AROUND COVER32 2015 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 wide receivers on the board Five Things: To hate about the NFL Scouting Combine Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press says that the Lions have...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Would the Detroit Lions really use their franchise tag to keep Ndamukong Suh?

Superstar defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh probably would not like it, but the Detroit Lions can keep him in town if they really are determined to do so… AROUND COVER32 2015 NFL Draft Preview: The top-10 wide receivers on the board Five Things: To hate about the NFL Scouting Combine According to a report by Dave Birkett of the Detroit Free Press, the Lions have a two-week window...
Via cover32 - Lions
11 days ago  |  Discuss

If tagged, Ndamukong Suh would take up $36 million on Lions cap in 2015

Tim Fuller-USA TODAY Sports The Detroit Lions’ two-week window to make a decision on whether to use the franchise or transition tag for Ndamukong Suh officially begins Monday. The Lions have from now until March 2 at 4 p.m. to decide if Suh’s tag number of more than $26.7 million is worth it. According to ESPN, the Lions remain undecided on the decision. Colleague Ed Werder...
Via Sports-Glory
11 days ago  |  Discuss

5 Potential Free-Agency Landing Spots for Ndamukong Suh

He is arguably the biggest name on the free-agent market this season—the biggest star on the defensive side, anyway. Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been a game-wrecker since the moment he stepped onto an NFL field. And despite the controversial way he plays the game, he is about to be a very rich man. In his five years with the Detroit Lions, Suh racked up more sacks (36) than...
Via Sportsnaut
12 days ago  |  Discuss
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