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Fri, 08 Aug 2014 11:53:36 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was receptive to a meeting with executive VP of football operations Troy Vincent about player safety. "The objective was to sit down, review the tape, watch the games, and let's see what's taking place -- from a coverage standpoint, up front, every scenario," Vincent said. "How do we assist in making sure the player, the coach, the agent, everyone is on the same page in regards to what we expect and what they expect? A lot of it was casual conversation, put on the tape and say, 'Take me through this play progression.'"
Sun, 03 Aug 2014 22:59:12 -0700
Former agent Joel Corry believes that the Detroit Lions' decision to table contract talks with DT Ndamukong Suh indicates that Suh's contract demands are "sky-high" and that he was probably asking to be the highest-paid defensive player in the league. Corry believes if the sides were closer, a deal would have been done by now.
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 16:31:22 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh has been given permission to explore free agency in order to gauge his market value. The Lions want Suh to make an informed decision and sign a deal he's happy with.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:49:34 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh may be franchise tagged next year, according to general manager Martin Mayhew.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 12:25:40 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh's contract extension discussion will be put on hold until the end of the season, according to a source.
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 09:58:04 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh's negotiations to sign a contract extension have not been a distraction, according to head coach Jim Caldwell. He is optimistic about the team re-signing Suh.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 14:53:45 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh would cost $26.7 million under the 2015 franchise tag.
Thu, 24 Jul 2014 13:55:28 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh's long-awaited contract extension is highly unlikely to occur before the start of training camp, according to a source. The Lions commence training camp Sunday, July 27.
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 10:24:28 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh said the team is going to have fun with how the defense is used in 2014. Defensive coordinator Teryl Austin plans to get creative with how he uses the defensive line. "We're going to have a lot of fun going against offenses and our defensive line play is going to be very similar but at the same time very different," Suh said. "That will be for those offensive lines to figure out; not going to give any secrets away right now but we're going to have some fun out there."
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 07:48:47 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh's odds of re-signing aren't great if the team doesn't sign him to an extension before the season begins.
Tue, 08 Jul 2014 15:59:33 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh goes beyond what is demanded of him, according to personal strength coach Mike Barwis. Barwis said Suh is a unique "physical specimen" who works overtime to improve his conditioning.
Fri, 13 Jun 2014 00:04:59 -0700
Detroit Lions DE Ndamukong Suh and the team have had "intermittent" talks about a new contract, but the team's minicamp ended Thursday, June 12, with no new deal.
Thu, 12 Jun 2014 13:26:56 -0700
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell isn't discussing the status of contract negotiations with DT Ndamukong Suh and first-round pick TE Eric Ebron. Suh is looking for a contract extension, and Ebron has until the start of training camp in July to sign his rookie deal.
Sat, 31 May 2014 08:28:50 -0700
The Detroit Lions could use DT Ndamukong Suh at defensive end at times in sub packages and on third down to allow him to rush the quarterback.
Wed, 21 May 2014 12:05:47 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh looks good and is in shape as OTAs get underway, according to head coach Jim Caldwell.
Tue, 20 May 2014 09:09:37 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was back on the field Tuesday, May 20, for the team's organized team activities practice. Suh chose not to participate in the team's voluntary workouts earlier in the offseason.
Tue, 20 May 2014 06:24:11 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh has worked out by himself at the Lions' practice facility in recent weeks.
Sun, 18 May 2014 17:04:29 -0700
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell said DT Ndamukong Suh is expected to participate in the organized team activities this upcoming week.
Mon, 05 May 2014 11:05:32 -0700
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said the team is not looking to trade DT Ndamukong Suh and have not had any trade talks with teams involving Suh.
Fri, 25 Apr 2014 12:32:06 -0700
The Detroit Lions are reportedly shopping DT Ndamukong Suh. It is believed that the Lions are simply gauging Suh's value and covering their bases while negotiating a contract extension. Detroit does not want to trade Suh if they can help it. However, if the Lions do find a trade partner, Suh's new team will have to absorb his $22.4 million cap hit.
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 19:46:30 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was one of just three players missing from the team's first voluntary minicamp practice Tuesday, April 22. Suh has opted not to participate in any offseason workouts so far this season. Suh reportedly will attend the organized team activities (OTAs) portion of the offseason program, as well as June's mandatory minicamp.
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 07:05:45 -0700
The Detroit Lions are having productive talks with DT Ndamukong Suh's agent about a contract extension.
Thu, 10 Apr 2014 11:00:02 -0700
Updating a previous report, Detroit Lions teammates and coaches were not surprised that DT Ndamukong Suh was not taking part in voluntary workouts. "It certainly didn't blindside me," head coach Jim Caldwell said. "We certainly knew. He and I have probably had more discussions than any player that we've had on the team. He's been in-and-out. I think he was here on a couple days when I came on a visit, so we kind of knew exactly what was going on.
Mon, 07 Apr 2014 11:18:01 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was not present for the start of offseason workouts Monday, April 7.
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 20:48:53 -0700
Detroit Lions president Tom Lewand said there is no rush to sign DT Ndamukong Suh to a contract extension. The team is expected to meet with Suh's agent during the owners meetings.
Wed, 19 Mar 2014 09:12:57 -0700
The Detroit Lions are expected to meet with DT Ndamukong Suh's agent, Jimmy Sexton, next week during the owner's meeting in Florida. "We'll see if we can put a deal together and I'm hopeful we can," president Tom Lewand said.
Tue, 18 Mar 2014 11:03:45 -0700
The Detroit Lions aren't rushing to sign DT Ndamukong Suh to a big contract extension, and the team continues to insist that his contract situation isn't hurting the team on the free-agent market. Suh carries a salary cap hit of $22.4 million for this year. "You absolutely would not have more room," president Tom Lewand said. "(His) cap number would have been lower, but if you just look at the cap number in any given year, you're looking at the wrong thing. Absolutely wrong thing."
Sun, 09 Mar 2014 22:15:08 -0700
Although Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh and his $22.4 million cap number takes up 17 percent of the salary cap, that will not impact the Lions' wish to go after free agents. "The fact we won't have an extension done with Ndamukong before free agency begins doesn't affect that plan one bit," Lions team president Tom Lewand said. "It doesn't affect our valuation of the free agents, it doesn't affect what our projection of our cap situation is going forward, and it doesn't affect how we project eventually working an extension with Ndamukong out at some point in time."
Sat, 08 Mar 2014 20:46:55 -0800
The Detroit Lions have inquired about free-agent FS T.J. Ward (Browns). The team is hopeful of creating salary cap space with a deal for DE Ndamukong Suh.
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 12:07:00 -0800
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh has signed with CAA Sports and agent Jimmy Sexton.
Tue, 04 Mar 2014 09:59:59 -0800
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh is considering negotiating his own long-term extension with the team since he's currently without representation.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 09:02:54 -0800
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said he's not thinking of trading DT Ndamukong Suh.
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 08:42:31 -0800
Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew said DT Ndamukong Suh could have a new contract extension in place soon. "I think this will get done on the eve of free agency or the eve of the start of the new league year, which is when free agency starts," Mayhew said. "Or some time shortly after the start of the new league year. That will be a good timetable for it." NFL free agency begins March 11. Suh currently has yet to hire another agent after firing Roosevelt Barnes of Relativity Sports in January.
Sun, 16 Feb 2014 00:15:44 -0800
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh's presence on the roster comes with a price tag of $22.4 million, which gives the team almost no flexibility to do anything else in free agency. Even with the extra $11.5 million the team saved by releasing S Louis Delmas and WR Nate Burleson, the Lions do not have enough cap space to sign all of the team's prospective draft picks this May. Still, Lions president Tom Lewand would like to get Suh under contract, even if some pieces have to be moved into different places.
Tue, 11 Feb 2014 08:30:48 -0800
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh is expected to announce an agreement with Jay Z and Roc Nation after firing his agents recently, according to multiple league sources. Suh is entering the final year of his rookie deal, and he's scheduled to make $22.4 million against the team's salary cap next year.
Tue, 04 Feb 2014 09:23:15 -0800
The Detroit Lions plan to start negotiating with DT Ndamukong Suh on a new contract whenever he hires a new agent.
Sun, 02 Feb 2014 18:56:47 -0800
Buffalo Bills defensive coordinator Jim Schwartz said Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was never late to anything when he was the head coach of the Lions. "Ndamukong Suh was not late for any team meeting, practice or team travel in any of our four years together with the Lions," Schwartz said. "Anyone who reports otherwise is either being untruthful or has been (misled)."
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 11:54:09 -0800
Detroit Lions DT Andre Fluellen said DT Ndamukong Suh was a fine teammate this season and was not late for any meetings. "He was like he always is," Fluellen said. "He's there, he's a good teammate and he's just pretty much like everybody else. We kind of keep ourselves on a standard in the defensive line room and he held the standard along with everybody else." FOX Sports analyst Heath Evans said Suh was uncontrollable in the locker room during the season and was late to several meetings.
Sat, 01 Feb 2014 11:17:11 -0800
FOX Sports analyst Heath Evans said during a radio interview that three unidentified teammates of Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh told him stories of how Suh tried to establish dominance in the locker room even over former head coach Jim Schwartz. "The bottom line is he would just do things, whether it was show up for a meeting late, or different antics to kind of let the team know ... it was more or less Suh just trying to show his dominance, his power," Evans said. "That he was basically untouchable and he could basically do what he wanted to do."
Thu, 23 Jan 2014 08:42:14 -0800
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh has reportedly left his agent as he enters the final year of his rookie contract. Suh had been represented by Relativity Sports and is seeking new representation. He cannot hire another agent for at least five days. Suh and the Lions have both expressed interest in getting a long-term deal done.
Tue, 21 Jan 2014 20:48:49 -0800
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was selected first in the first NFL Pro Bowl draft Tuesday, Jan. 21.
Thu, 16 Jan 2014 10:25:51 -0800
The Detroit Lions have started talks with DT Ndamukong Suh about a long-term extension. Suh has two years left on his rookie deal with the final year being voidable. He'll count $22.4 million against the salary cap in 2014, and it's expected to be $1 million more with him being named to the Pro Bowl. Suh could count $9.7 million against the cap in 2015 even if he walks. The Lions will likely have to make Suh among the highest paid defensive tackles in the league to keep him, however.
Fri, 03 Jan 2014 21:48:29 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson was named first-team All-Pro Friday, Jan. 3. DT Ndamukong Suh also earned first-team honors.
Fri, 27 Dec 2013 20:26:52 -0800
Detroit Lions WR Calvin Johnson and DT Ndamukong Suh were picked by fans, coaches and players for the Pro Bowl. Rosters were announced Friday, Dec. 27.
Fri, 29 Nov 2013 23:25:50 -0800
Detroit Lions DL Ndamukong Suh was fined $7,875 for making a throat-slashing gesture after a tackle in the team's loss to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, Nov. 24.
Sun, 20 Oct 2013 09:46:11 -0700
The NFL has invited Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh to visit the league offices to discuss his latest fine. Suh was fined $31,500 for a hit on Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden in Week 6.
Wed, 16 Oct 2013 20:39:56 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh was fined $31,500 by the NFL Wednesday, Oct. 16, for a helmet-to-body hit against Cleveland Browns QB Brandon Weeden in Week 6.
Sat, 12 Oct 2013 06:41:46 -0700
Detroit Lions DT Ndamukong Suh lost his appeal of his $100,000 fine for a low block of Vikings C John Sullivan in Week 1, according to his agent.
Fri, 27 Sep 2013 15:14:22 -0700
Detroit Lions CB Chris Houston (hand), S Louis Delmas (knee), LB DeAndre Levy (abdomen), OG Rob Sims (shoulder), LB Ashlee Palmer (ankle) and DT Ndamukong Suh (knee) are probable for Week 4. Delmas did not practice Friday, Sept. 27, while the others practiced in full.
Thu, 26 Sep 2013 14:42:04 -0700
Detroit Lions DE Ezekiel Ansah (abdomen), S Don Carey (hamstring), S Louis Delmas (knee), WR Patrick Edwards (ankle), OT Jason Fox (groin), OT Corey Hilliard (groin), CB Chris Houston (hand), LB DeAndre Levy (abdomen), LB Ashlee Palmer (ankle), OG Rob Sims (shoulder) and DT Ndamukong Suh (knee) were limited in practice Thursday, Sept. 26.