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Terrell Suggs | Linebacker | #55

Team: Baltimore Ravens
Age / DOB:  (33) / 10/11/1982
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 265
College: Arizona State
Drafted: 2003 / Rd. 1 (10) / BAL
Contract: view contract details

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Terrell Suggs (Achilles') will return for a 14th NFL season in 2016.
Word comes straight from Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome. Going on 34, Suggs will be questionable for training camp after going down in Week 1, but the Ravens have precious little pass rush. They'll address it in the draft and free agency, but they need Suggs, even if he's aging and coming off major injury. Suggs is due $4.5 million, while cutting him would entail an $8.85 million cap hit. Jan 7 - 2:30 PM

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The Ravens expect OLB Terrell Suggs (Achilles', I.R.) to return for the 2016 season.

Coach John Harbaugh has had very little contact with Suggs since he went down in Week 1, saying he's only texted with the veteran two or three times as he's been away from the team rehabbing his torn Achilles'. Suggs will be 34 next season and is obviously on the tail end of his career. Suggs carries a $7.4 million cap hit for 2016, and it would cost Baltimore $8.85 million to cut him. Expect GM Ozzie Newsome to address the rush linebacker spot in the offseason.
Mon, Nov 2, 2015 07:16:00 PM

Ravens placed OLB Terrell Suggs on injured reserve with a torn Achilles', ending his season.

It's a procedural move. Suggs is done for the year and his roster spot went to fellow veteran OLB Jason Babin. The Ravens will mix and match Babin, Courtney Upshaw, and Za'Darius Smith opposite Elvis Dumervil.
Wed, Sep 16, 2015 03:06:00 PM

Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs has been diagnosed with a torn left Achilles', and is done for the season.

Suggs walked off the field under his own power in the fourth quarter Sunday, but was carted to the locker room after a sideline examination. It didn't take the Ravens long to determine that he's played his last snap of the year. It's a hammer blow for a team that needs to rely on its defense more than ever this season. Although he's one month shy of his 33rd birthday, Suggs remained one of the league's very best pass rushers in 2014. Suggs previously tore his right Achilles' in 2012, but didn't miss a game in 2013-14.
Sun, Sep 13, 2015 07:44:00 PM

Terrell Suggs has restructured his contract to give the Ravens $2.25 million in additional salary cap room.

Suggs won't lose any money as $3 million of his $4 million base salary was converted into a signing bonus. The extra cap space could help the Ravens retain running back Justin Forsett, who is set to hit the market on Tuesday. Haloti Ngata's contract may also have to be addressed.
Tue, Mar 10, 2015 08:49:00 AM

Terrell Suggs (thigh) is active for Week 5 against the Colts.

Suggs was listed as questionable. Lardarius Webb (back) is also active. Inactive for the Ravens are DE Chris Canty, LB Arthur Brown, LT Eugene Monroe, TE Phillip Supernaw, DT Timmy Jernigan, OG John Urschel, and WR Michael Campanaro.
Sun, Oct 5, 2014 11:35:00 AM

Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs admits he added too much weight down the stretch of last season, adversely affecting his performance.

It's just the latest example of an NFL player admitting his play declined after gaining weight. (For fantasy projection purposes, it's notable Andre Ellington and Ryan Mathews have gained weight this offseason.) Suggs managed 20 tackles and one sack over last year's final eight games. He had 60 tackles and nine sacks in the season's first half. Suggs turns 32 this October.
Wed, Jun 18, 2014 08:18:00 PM

Ravens signed OLB Terrell Suggs to a new five-year, $28.5 million contract.

He's now signed through 2018. It's a win-win for both sides. Suggs is now set up to finish his career with the Ravens, while the team clears $4.6 million in much-needed cap room for 2014. The new deal contains a reasonable $16 million guaranteed across five seasons, which is a team-friendly sum. His base salaries never reach $5 million over the contract's life. Suggs blames his lousy second half of 2013 on "trying to do too much," and plans on coming back in "phenomenal shape." The Ravens can now look to re-work Haloti Ngata's deal. Baltimore is currently about $16.5 million under the 2014 salary cap.
Mon, Feb 17, 2014 12:12:00 PM

The Ravens have reached a multi-year extension with OLB Terrell Suggs that saves the team salary cap space.

The new deal has been "verbally" agreed to, and Suggs will sign it on Monday morning. Details of the extension/restructure are unavailable, but under Suggs' old contract he was due a hefty $7.8 million base salary entering a contract year. That salary is will be chopped significantly, with Suggs losing little or no money and getting most or all of the rest back via a "signing" bonus. 31-year-old Suggs' previous 2014 salary cap charge was a whopping $12.4 million.
Sun, Feb 16, 2014 10:32:00 PM

The Baltimore Sun reports the Ravens are "making progress" in contract talks with Terrell Suggs.

Suggs has one year remaining on his current deal and is set to count $12.4 million against the cap next season. Extending Suggs would allow the Ravens to free up money to sign in-house free agents Dennis Pitta and Eugene Monroe, among others. Baltimore is an estimated $11.88 million under the 2014 cap.
Sat, Feb 15, 2014 10:43:00 PM

GM Ozzie Newsome was noncommittal on Terrell Suggs' 2014 status with the Ravens.

Suggs has a $7.8 million salary in 2014 and is set to count $12.4 million against the cap. Newsome wisely gained leverage in upcoming renegotiation talks by going public with his stance that if the money doesn't work, the Ravens might have to move on from the 2011 Defensive Player of the Year. Over the final eight games of 2013, the 31-year-old Suggs totaled 20 tackles and one sack.
Wed, Jan 8, 2014 10:44:00 AM

The Baltimore Sun believes Terrell Suggs will need to restructure his contract or take a pay cut to remain with the Ravens.

Suggs is set to count $12.4 million against the salary cap in the final year of his deal. The Ravens don't have much cap space to spare. After registering nine sacks in his first eight games of 2013, Suggs' play fell off dramatically as he notched just one sack over the second half of the season. The Ravens would save $7.8 million against the 2014 cap by cutting Suggs.
Tue, Dec 31, 2013 02:21:00 PM

Terrell Suggs was added to the Ravens' injury report Thursday, missing practice with a foot issue.

It's always a concern when an injury pops up out of the blue like this, but beat writer Aaron Wilson would be "very surprised" if Suggs missed Sunday's game against the Bengals. His status will be updated in the next 48 hours.
Thu, Nov 7, 2013 04:43:00 PM

Terrell Suggs has at least one sack in each game so far.

Coming off a partially torn Achilles' tendon in 2012, Suggs has regained the form that made him the Defensive Player of the Year in 2011. Through five games, he has 36 tackles and seven sacks. When he won DPOY honors, he recorded 70 tackles, 14 sacks, seven forced fumbles and two interceptions. In Sunday's win over the Dolphins, Suggs literally single-handedly put the game away by brutalizing LT Jonathan Martin and RT Tyson Clabo in the fourth quarter.
Mon, Oct 7, 2013 09:56:00 AM

Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs is "down nearly 20 pounds" from 2012.

There had been reports all offseason of Suggs slimming down, but never a number. LBs coach Ted Monachino believes Suggs is on a mission. "It’s a different Suggs than I’ve seen in the last four seasons," Monachino said. "He feels fast, he feels flexible and he feels strong." Plenty of players feel fast, flexible and strong in camp, but it's a great sign after Suggs appeared sluggish coming off his Achilles' injury last season. Going on 31, Suggs is signed through 2014.
Mon, Jul 29, 2013 08:52:00 AM

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