Ndamukong Suh RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Suh, Lions could work on contract extension this week - if he has an agent

    Detroit Free Press "Ndamukong Suh seems like a bright businessman. He occasionally hangs out with billionaire investor Warren Buffett in the off-season. He has built a personal brand immune to — or perhaps with the help of — some minor on- and off-field troubles. His post-football career appears well thought..." February 19

  • Lions' Ndamukong Suh has all the power in contract extension talks

    Detroit News "This has to be an uneasy time for Lions president Tom Lewand. It’s not that his best defensive player, tackle Ndamukong Suh, is entering the final year of his rookie contract and is presently hording $22.4 million of the team’s allotted salary-cap space. He’s faced that predicament the last two..." February 16

  • Jay Z to advise Ndamukong Suh

    ESPN.com "Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who recently fired his agents, will be represented by Jay Z and Roc Nation for both contract negotiations and marketing, sources confirmed to ESPN. Jay Z recently signed New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia to a growing clientele that also includes..." February 12

  • Schwartz defends Suh, too

    Pro Football Talk "Former Lions head coach Jim Schwartz didn’t defend only his former quarterback during a radio visit in Nashville on Tuesday. Via Michael Rothstein of ESPN.com, Schwartz also disputed persistent criticism of Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. “There were a lot of things that were completely..." February 11

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Lions DT Ndamukong Suh, who fired agents and is hiring new agents, is expected to have Jay-Z and Roc Nation included in circle of advisers.

  • Teryl Austin likes what he's seen from Ndamukong Suh

    NFL.com "Teryl Austin likes what he has seen Ndamukong Suh do on the playing field from watching tape of the Lions’ All-Pro defensive tackle, and he likes what Suh has had to say in their brief conversations. Those impressions represent a good start for Austin who is less than one month into his job as..." February 07

  • Teammates are covering for Suh

    Pro Football Talk "The battle lines have been drawn. On one side, former NFL player and current network analyst Heath Evans says teammates privately have complained that Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh is uncontrollable. On the other, several teammates have gone on the record to say Suh isn’t a..." February 02

  • Lions teammates deny Ndamukong Suh was locker room problem

    Detroit Free Press "Ndamukong Suh was considered a bit of a loner his first two NFL seasons, working hard and dominating on the field but not developing many close relationships in the locker room. But last year, Suh appeared to mature. He was voted a captain by his teammates, drew positive reviews from his..." February 02

  • Teammates said Suh was a problem in the Lions’ locker room

    Pro Football Talk "Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was reportedly a problem within Detroit’s locker room last season, and getting Suh under control may be among the biggest tasks for new head coach Jim Caldwell. Heath Evans, the former NFL fullback turned FOX analyst, says three players on the Lions told him..." February 01

  • With blockbuster deal looming, Suh fires agents

    Pro Football Talk "The Lions and defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh are talking about a contract extension that could make him the highest-paid defensive player in NFL history. They’ll now have to take a break from the process. Per multiple league sources, Suh has fired his agents, Eugene Parker and Roosevelt..." January 23

  • Lions, Suh express mutual interest in new long-term deal

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Lions have initiated talks with star defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh about locking him up long term. Suh has two years remaining on the rookie contract he signed in 2010, though the final year is voidable. That means Detroit has total control over him for only 2014. "We have..." January 16

  • Jim Schwartz didn't know what to say to Nick Fairley, Ndamukong Suh after questionable calls

    Michigan Live "A penalty call is a teaching moment for Jim Schwartz, but the Detroit Lions coach didn't know what to say to defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley after a pair of questionable flags in the fourth quarter. The infractions, which have been panned by national broadcasters and..." December 09

  • Lions' Ndamukong Suh fined for throat-slash gesture against Tampa Bay

    Michigan Live "Ndamukong Suh got caught up in the moment and his paycheck is a little lighter because of it. Early in the second quarter against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last Sunday, Suh burst through the Bucs offense line and dropped running back Bobby Rainey for a three-yard loss. The star defensive..." November 30

  • Lions' Nick Fairley, Ndamukong Suh feel unsavory rep is overblown

    Detroit News "It almost like the Pistons' Bad Boys days all over again. The headline in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Thursday read, "Detroit's Dirty Duo pays a visit Sunday." McFilthy and McNasty, in this Bad Boys incarnation, are defensive tackles Ndamukong Suh and Nick Fairley. "You’ve seen stuff..." November 16

  • Report: NFL invites Ndamukong Suh to visit league offices again

    CBSSports.com "Even though many of us thought the NFL shouldn't have punished Ndamukong Suh for his hit last week on Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden (as seen in the above photo) he was fined $31500 anyway. Since he already was fined $100000 for an illegal block on Vikings center John Sullivan earlier this..." October 20

  • NFL VP wanted to 'get Ndamukong Suh's attention' with 2nd fine

    Detroit Free Press "When Ndamukong Suh was fined a record $100000 for a low block earlier this year the message seemed clear: Run afoul of the league again and face a suspension. Only he didn’t. Suh was fined for a second time this season on Wednesday $31500 for striking Cleveland Browns quarterback Brandon..." October 19

  • Suh fined $31,500 for Sunday's hit on Browns QB Weeden

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "For the second time in his career Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has been fined for an illegal hit on a Browns quarterback. This time it was $31500 for a first-quarter hit on Brandon Weeden during Sunday's 31-17 loss to the Lions. The first time it was $7500 for picking up Jake..." October 17

  • NFL reviewing Ndamukong Suh's hit on Brandon Weeden

    CBSSports.com "Ndamukong Suh again finds himself in the NFL's crosshairs. The Lions defensive tackle who has already been fined $100000 this season for an illegal block on Vikings' center John Sullivan could be facing more sanctions after a questionable hit on Browns quarterback Brandon Weeden last Sunday. The..." October 16

  • NFL upholds Suh's $100,000 fine

    ESPN.com "Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has lost an appeal of the $100000 fine levied against him for his hit on a Minnesota Vikings player in Week 1. Suh's agent Roosevelt Barnes tells The Associated Press he was notified Friday of the arbitrator's decision. The six-figure fine was the..." October 11

  • Lions' defense becoming an enforcer behind Ndamukong Suh

    Michigan Live "The Detroit Lions' defense might be the very definition of bend but don't break. They're not particularly difficult to move the ball against ranking 19th in total defense at 378.8 yards allowed per game. But they get off the field as well as anyone ranking No. 1 in third-down defense (21.3..." October 05

  • Long preparing to face relentless Suh

    ESPN.com "The Chicago Bears' Week 3 Sunday night road win in Pittsburgh was on Kyle Long's thoughts until approximately 6 a.m. on Monday. That’s when Long finally went to sleep after the rookie decided to stay up and watch a saved television copy of the Steelers game despite not returning home until 3:30..." September 25

  • Opposing players are getting fed up with Suh

    Pro Football Talk "While it was wrong for Cardinals guard Paul Fanaika to dive awkwardly (twice) at the knees of Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh we may be seeing more of it. In response to our item from last night with video proof of Suh driving a fist or elbow into the helmet of Cardinals tackle Eric..." September 22

  • Suh likely to be suspended for future flagrant fouls

    CBSSports.com "Ndamukong Suh came very close to a suspension for his latest illegal hit -- this one a low blow on a defenseless player in Week 1 -- but was granted the benefit of the doubt based on the fact that there was at least a slight chance Vikings center John Sullivan could have impacted the play..." September 15

  • Lions, Ndamukong Suh still paying price for reckless past

    Detroit News "Ndamukong Suh wants to move on. He says he doesn’t want to dwell on the past even as it catches up to him — again. His head coach Jim Schwartz was saying the same Wednesday a day after Suh the Lions’ Pro Bowl defensive tackle was fined $100000 by the NFL for an illegal block in Sunday’s..." September 13

  • Suh cleared after cable guy reports being threatened with pellet gun

    Detroit Free Press "Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was investigated and cleared last month by Birmingham police for an incident in which he allegedly flashed a pellet gun at a cable repairman. Mark Clemence the Birmingham deputy chief of police said no charges will be filed against Suh and that..." September 12

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    SportsCenter @SportsCenter

    THIS JUST IN: Ndamukong Suh will appeal NFL's $100000 fine. (via @AdamSchefter)

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    Jay Glazer @JayGlazer

    Sources tell me NFL is considering a whopping $100000 fine for Lions' Suh for hit this weekend

  • Ndamukong Suh fined $100K, one of biggest in NFL history

    Detroit Free Press "The NFL fined Ndamukong Suh $100000 for his low block on Minnesota Vikings center John Sullivan he said today. Suh was notified by Merton Hanks of the NFL. Fox Sports was first to raise the possibility of a $100000 fine. Suh already has been fined five times in his NFL career with the..." September 10

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Lions DT Ndamukong Suh is facing NFL discipline for diving at the knee of Vikings C John Sullivan.

  • Ndamukong Suh's dirty hit negates defensive touchdown

    Sporting News "Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh has a reputation as the dirtiest player in the NFL. While he has vehemently denied this in the past the tape speaks for itself. It spoke again Sunday. Suh voted a team captain last week made a dirty and dangerous play on Minnesota Vikings center..." September 08

  • Lions DT Ndamukong Suh coming out of his shell

    Detroit News "Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh opened up his big arms Tuesday and invited a throng of reporters to join him in a group hug. That really happened. "I'm serious" he said. "I want a big hug." Suh continues to be a marvel both on and off the field. He has been a mostly unblockable..." August 15

  • Suh's already All-Pro, and Lions say he's now even better

    Detroit News "It’s just two days into training camp granted but you don’t have to break down any film to understand how impressive Ndamukong Suh has been. If you need testimonials here you go: “Ndamukong had the best spring he’s had since he’s been here” coach Jim Schwartz said on the eve of camp. “He’s..." July 28