Ndamukong Suh RUMORS & NEWS

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    The #Lions will not place the franchise tag on Ndamukong Suh

  • Detroit Lions do not franchise Ndamukong Suh

    NFL.com "Ndamukong Suh will hit the open market. The Detroit Lions official team website announced that the Detroit Lions will not place the franchise tag on the defensive tackle. The tag would have cost Detroit $26.8 million because his renegotiated salary in 2014 was $22.4 million (the tag calls..." March 02

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    Dianna Marie Russini @NBCdianna

    The Lions want to resign Suh but if he makes the market the Bucs, Jags, Raiders will ALL be hot after him per multiple team sources

  • Lions sweat out Suh deal as deadline nears

    Detroit News "Ndamukong Suh is posing, or posturing, and you hunt for clues in all the pictures. There he is at a Michigan basketball game, at high school basketball games, standing next to Jim Harbaugh in Schembechler Hall, men of ambition, smiling widely. We know Harbaugh's ambition, to rebuild Michigan..." March 01

  • Should the Detroit Lions use the franchise tag on DT Ndamukong Suh?

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Lions have until 4 p.m. on Monday to slap the franchise or transition tag on All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. MLive.com reporters Justin Rogers and Kyle Meinke give their thoughts on the critical offseason decision. Justin Rogers' take In 2011, the Lions looked like a team..." March 01

  • Why Lions can't afford to let Ndamukong Suh go, no matter the cost

    CBSSports.com "If Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh hits the free-agent market, he should become the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL, passing Houston's J.J. Watt. Suh isn't as good as Watt. But he's not far behind. Last week, at the NFL's Scouting Combine, I had a debate with a..." February 25

  • Detroit Lions hold 'extensive' negotiations with Ndamukong Suh's agent at combine

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Lions used the NFL combine to do more than just scout draft prospects. The front office met with the agents for several of the club's pending free agents, including kicker Matt Prater, defensive tackle Nick Fairley -- and, yes, star tackle Ndamukong Suh. Detroit has made..." February 23

  • Lions G.M. “very optimistic” Ndamukong Suh deal is close

    Pro Football Talk "Lions General Manager Martin Mayhew wasn’t able to step to the podium today and deliver news of a done deal (as Arizona’s Steve Keim was able to with Larry Fitzgerald), but he did offer a bit of somewhat surprising news Wednesday at the NFL Scouting Combine. Mayhew sounded more than a little..." February 18

  • Expect Suh talk to ramp up (legally or not) at combine

    Detroit Free Press "They happen in fancy restaurants across downtown Indianapolis and in corner tables at hotel bars, and this week they're bound to involve Ndamukong Suh. Along with a chance for teams across the league to get heights, weights and physicals on all of the year's top draft prospects, this week's NFL..." February 18

  • Suh negotiations are test of Lions' budget priorities

    Detroit News "The debate over whether or not the Lions should re-sign Ndamukong Suh has raged for more than the past year, but ultimately, there are just two competing trains of thought. First, the Lions have made it clear they want Suh back because it's important to keep players of his caliber, and he..." February 15

  • Ndamukong Suh should stay put

    SB Nation "Ndamukong Suh will be at the top of the totally imaginary free agent totem pole this offseason. The Detroit Lions appear willing to let Suh test the open market, for now at least. There is the outside possibility that the Lions still could slap the franchise tag on Suh before March 2, but doing so..." February 12

  • Ndamukong Suh's contract voids, putting Lions on clock

    SB Nation "The Detroit Lions are stuck in a bind. All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is slated to hit free agency after his rookie deal voided on Friday, leaving the Lions with a few options. Detroit can either slap Suh with the franchise tag, sign him to a new deal at any time, or allow him to hit free..." February 07

  • Ndamukong Suh challenged Packer to fight after Aaron Rodgers play

    Michigan Live "Ndamukong Suh has denied that he intentionally stepped on Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers in the Detroit Lions' regular-season finale. But the play, inadvertent or otherwise, apparently heightened tensions between Suh and Packers offensive lineman T.J. Lang. That culminated with Suh..." January 30

  • Players expect Suh to be $100 million man

    Detroit News "Ndamukong Suh soon will become one of the most sought-after free agents, and some of his peers at the Super Bowl believe he deserves to be the first defensive tackle to strike a $100 million contract. Steve Mariucci, the former Lions coach now an analyst for the NFL Network, said Suh will be..." January 28

  • Bucs' McCoy: 'Mutant' Suh is the best DT in NFL

    Detroit Free Press "Gerald McCoy signed the richest contract for a defensive tackle in NFL history in October, but he said that the man who's about to top his deal is the best player at his position right now. During an appearance on ESPN's "Mike & Mike" radio show this morning, McCoy was asked who is the best..." January 22

  • Report: Ndamukong Suh pulls out of Pro Bowl, too

    Detroit Free Press "Not a big surprise, but Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has pulled out of the Pro Bowl and will be replaced by Cincinnati Bengals star Geno Atkins, the Bengals' website reported. Suh, a pending free agent, was not expected to play in the game, for risk of an injury. He could become..." January 16

  • Ndamukong Suh’s impending free agency surrounded by questions

    Yahoo! Sports "Charles Woodson in 2006. Deion Sanders in 1994 (and 1995). Reggie White in 1993. This is the territory that awaits the Detroit Lions’ Ndamukong Suh – who is poised to become one of the most talented defensive free-agent signings in league history. And in the midst of his prime, no..." January 06

  • Ndamukong Suh says ‘next question’ 10 times when asked about Rodgers incident

    Sportress of Blogitude "Ndamukong Suh may have triumphed in his appeal related to the one-game suspension related to an incident involving Aaron Rodgers during last Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers, but the Detroit Lions defensive lineman was in no mood to discuss either the incident or the successful outcome..." January 02

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    During appeal, Ndamukong Suh said his feet were numb from cold and he couldn't tell difference between Aaron Rodgers' feet and the ground.

  • Source: Suh said he had cold feet

    ESPN.com "Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, during an appeal of his one-game suspension for twice stepping on Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers, said his feet were numb from the cold, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Wednesday. A source said Suh told appeals officer..." December 31

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Ndamukong Suh won his appeal; now allowed to play vs. Dallas

  • Ndamukong Suh has suspension rescinded, fined $70K

    NFL.com "The Detroit Lions will have Ndamukong Suh on the field for Sunday's Wild Card matchup against the Dallas Cowboys. Suh won on Tuesday his appeal of the one-game suspension handed down Monday for stepping on Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers in Sunday's loss to the Packers. Suh instead receives a..." December 30

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    Jason La Canfora @JasonLaCanfora

    More people I talk to more I get the sense this Suh suspension could end up being a huge fine instead on appeal. Decision could come today

  • Ndamukong Suh of Lions suspended for playoff game

    ESPN.com "The Detroit Lions and Ndamukong Suh have been informed that the defensive tackle will be suspended for this weekend's wild-card playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys. Suh's punishment comes a day after he stepped on the leg of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. Suh "unnecessarily..." December 30

  • Lions DT Suh could be suspended for wild-card game

    CBS Sports Fantasy News "Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh could be suspended for Sunday's wild-card game against the Cowboys, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports. Suh, who already has a reputation as a dirty player, was seen stepping on Aaron Rodgers' ankle twice while backpedaling in the second half of a Week 17 loss at..." December 29

  • McCarthy on Suh: 'No place for it'

    ESPN.com "Whether intentional or not, Ndamukong Suh stepped on Aaron Rodgers' lower leg twice, and the Green Bay Packers weren't happy about it. It happened in the fourth quarter of the Packers' 30-20 win over Suh's Detroit Lions on Sunday at Lambeau Field, and it just so happened to be the same leg that..." December 29

  • League office to review Suh step on Monday

    Pro Football Talk "Last Monday, the NFL suspended Lions center Dominic Raiola for one game after he blatantly stomped on the leg of Bears defensive lineman Ego Ferguson. This week, the NFL will be taking a closer look at another Lions-related incident involving a player with a more notorious history of on-field..." December 29

  • Browns couldmake a run at impending free agent DT Ndamukong Suh

    ESPN 850 Cleveland "Hey Tony: Hope you had a great Christmas with your family. The Browns run defense has historically been terrible since their return. There's an opportunity to get one of the premier defensive linemen in the NFL when Ndamukong Suh becomes a free agent after this season. His specialty is stopping..." December 27

  • 'Irreplaceable' Suh still mum on future, focuses on season

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is known as a man of few words, and he lived up to that reputation when asked about his future with the team after playing in what could be his final game in Detroit. Suh invited his friend and billionaire investor Warren Buffett to Sunday's 16-14..." December 18

  • If Suh bolts, Lions will have DT options in draft

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Lions are in a bit of a quandary. Their top four defensive tackles are all pending free agents, and negotiations with all-pro pass rusher Ndamukong Suh have gone nowhere. But ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr. said in a teleconference today that if the Lions need to replenish the..." December 11

  • Ndamukong Suh: Agent will decide where I play next year

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh will be a free agent after the season, but the all-pro today insisted that his agent, Jimmy Sexton, will make the ultimate decision on where he plays football next year. "It'll be Jimmy's decision, so we'll go with that," Suh said. "You can call..." December 10

  • Lions should let Ndamukong Suh leave

    Detroit Free Press "It's time to give thanks, Detroit. Give thanks for Ndamukong Suh, because this should be his last Thanksgiving Day game in a Lions uniform. And when I say it should be, I mean exactly that. The Lions should let him leave when he becomes a free agent five days after the Super Bowl. And..." November 27

  • Suh likely to become highest-paid defender in 2015

    NFL.com "The dominant talent on the NFL's top-ranked defense is going to get paid next offseason. The question is whether impending free agent Ndamukong Suh will sail past J.J. Watt as the NFL's highest-paid defensive player. The Detroit Lions emerged victorious in last week's battle with Miami Dolphins..." November 13

  • ESPN writer: Lions should trade Ndamukong Suh to Bengals

    Detroit Free Press "Ndamukong Suh probably doesn't read websites. But if he did, namely ESPN.com, the star Detroit Lions defensive lineman might have come across a "What if" trade proposal, an "albeit unlikely" trade proposal, a "hypothetical" deal we feel compelled to pass along. It comes courtesy of..." October 23

  • Ndamukong Suh's future in Detroit is blurry

    SB Nation "When Ndamukong Suh said last week that "football is football and business is business," there was no accounting for blurred lines. Yet there are plenty. He has crisscrossed them. And so have the Detroit Lions. Suh burst in with the Lions in 2010 from Nebraska as the draft's No. 2 overall pick...." October 07

  • Frustration boils over for Lions' Suh on contract talks

    Detroit Free Press "Ndamukong Suh walked to the microphone to start his weekly media session today, then quickly stepped down from the podium to go and find a member of the Detroit Lions media relations department. When he finished politely taking questions almost seven minutes later, he walked down the hall and..." October 02

  • Lions' Ndamukong Suh likes road games, giving foes 'a bad day'

    Detroit Free Press "Hey, Carolina Panthers fans. Don’t bother trying to get under Ndamukong Suh’s skin Sunday. “Do I hear it from the fans?” Suh said Wednesday. “I’m sure I’m supposed to hear it from the fans, but I don’t pay attention to it.” So if any opposing fans are trying to taunt the Detroit Lions’..." September 11

  • What J.J. Watt’s contract extension means for the Lions and Ndamukong Suh

    Pride Of Detroit "This past offseason I pondered the idea of the Detroit Lions being able to keep Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson and Ndamukong Suh long term. That was during a time when both the Lions and Suh had a window to get a deal done before training camp. It was before team president Tom Lewand slammed the..." September 02

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    #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

  • Jim Caldwell optimistic Ndamukong Suh will stay with Lions

    Detroit News "As the Lions prepare for training camp Monday, star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh’s future in Detroit remains in doubt. But the team is confident Suh’s contract negotiations won’t be a distraction as it prepares for the season, and coach Jim Caldwell remains optimistic that the Lions can keep..." July 28

  • With Jimmy Graham signed, Suh's agent could turn to Lions star's deal

    Detroit Free Press "Now that agent Jimmy Sexton has finished negotiating Jimmy Graham’s deal with the New Orleans Saints, he can concentrate fully on a new deal for his other high-profile client, Ndamukong Suh. That is, if the Detroit Lions and their defensive tackle want one. Suh and the Lions have been..." July 18

  • Did Suh really try to 'pull an Eli?'

    ESPN.com "Detroit sports radio was abuzz Wednesday after Ndamukong Suh seemingly suggested that he could have maneuvered his way around the Detroit Lions during the 2010 draft. "I think I said this from the very, very first day I got drafted," Suh said. "I'm here for a reason. I had an opportunity,..." May 22

  • Lions GM: Ndamukong Suh trade not on table

    NFL.com "Despite the rumors, the Detroit Lions say they aren't checking on trade options for Ndamukong Suh. General manager Martin Mayhew, speaking to reporters in advance of Thursday's NFL draft, said trading the defensive tackle was not on the table, per the Detroit News. Mayhew then said he hasn't..." May 05

  • Ndamukong Suh does not attend Detroit Lions minicamp

    Detroit Free Press "Ndamukong Suh is a no show at Detroit Lions minicamp. Suh, who's in the midst of negotiating a new contract that will make him one of the highest-paid defensive players in NFL history, did not take part in the Lions' first voluntary practice of the week today. The Pro Bowl defensive tackle..." April 22

  • Reggie Bush: Players aren't bothered by Ndamukong Suh skipping Lions' conditioning

    Michigan Live "Detroit Lions tailback Reggie Bush is excited to reunite with Joe Lombardi. He's excited to get to know Jim Caldwell. He's excited to be back with his teammates this week. "It's good to have everybody here right now," he said, "and everybody's working." Everybody? What about Ndamukong..." April 10

  • Lions say Suh's contract won't be distraction if deal isn't completed before season

    Michigan Live "The Lions want Ndamukong Suh to stay in Detroit. They say Ndamukong Suh wants to stay in Detroit. Detroit would clear some cap space by getting a deal done. Suh would become a very rich man for a very long time by getting a deal done. It would seem an extension is in both parties' best..." March 27

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    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    Lions president Tom Lewand told WJR this morning he expects to meet with Ndamukong Suh's agent (Jimmy Sexton) in Orlando next week

  • Ndamukong Suh hires Jimmy Sexton as agent

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this week, there were reports that Ndamukong Suh was deciding between hiring a new agent or representing himself in extension talks with the Lions. Suh has made his choice and he decided to go with an agent. Liz Mullen of Sports Business Journal reports that Suh has hired Jimmy Sexton..." March 07

  • Suh is expected to make an agent decision by the end of the week

    Pro Football Talk "The Lions want to work out a new contract with defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Before they can do that, he needs to hire an agent. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Suh is expected to make a decision on a new agent by the end of the week. And, as Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reported..." March 05

  • New deal for Suh coming soon

    ESPN.com "ne of the biggest issues in the offseason for the Detroit Lions has been if and when the team would be able to work out a contract extension for defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. On Friday morning, during a breakfast at Shula's Steakhouse at the NFL combine, Detroit general manager Martin Mayhew..." February 22