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Ndamukong Suh | Defensive Lineman

Team: Miami Dolphins
Age / DOB:  (28) / 1/6/1987
Ht / Wt:  6'4' / 320
College: Nebraska
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Dolphins football czar Mike Tannenbaum admits Ndamukong Suh "hasn’t played as well as we hoped."
Suh appeared bored and/or confused in ex-DC Kevin Coyle's system, and hasn't been the one-man wrecking crew he often was in Detroit. That being said, he's still the No. 7 defensive tackle in Pro Football Focus' ratings. Interim DC Lou Anarumo's first order of business is sparking Suh's play. Oct 13 - 4:13 PM

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Dolphins coach Joe Philbin disputes the notion that Ndamukong Suh was "freelancing" in Sunday's loss.

"I didn’t see anything of the sort," Philbin said. "Not sure where that came from." The Miami Herald, a highly-reliable source for all things Dolphins, stands by its report. "Freelancing" or not, Suh isn't going to be the issue for Miami's defense this season.
Sep 21 - 1:56 PM

The Miami Herald reported Ndamukong Suh created "confusion" in the Dolphins' defense by freelancing at times on Sunday.

After the game, Suh took a thinly veiled shot at the coaching staff. "At the end of the day, we have to go back to the drawing board and figure out what we want to run so guys can make plays and go from there." Suh has just two tackles through two games as the highest-paid defensive player in the league.
Sep 21 - 8:57 AM

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported Ndamukong Suh will not face league punishment for an incident with Redskins RB Alfred Morris Week 1.

Suh knocked Morris' helmet off with his leg after a tackle on Sunday. Some viewed the incident as a kick, but the NFL has apparently decided the contact was accidental as Suh attempted to get up following the tackle. This situation never should have been a story, but a player with Suh's history will always be under the microscope.
Sep 14 - 10:22 AM

Ndamukong Suh is expected to participate in this week's OTAs.

Suh showed up for the first day of April workouts and then bolted, leaving outsiders to question the $114 million man. Of course, Suh rarely participated in voluntary OTAs while with the Lions and it obviously didn't affect him in the fall. It's a story that will make far more headlines than it's worth.
May 26 - 8:02 AM

The league has concluded the Dolphins didn't violate tampering rules in their pursuit of Ndamukong Suh.

The Dolphins' agreement with Suh appears to have been hammered out a full three days before the start of free agency, but the league doesn't want another scandal on its hands. The NFL has made things hard on itself with its vague and begging-to-be-broken "legal" tampering rules. A clarification should be in order for 2016.
May 12 - 4:05 PM

Ndamukong Suh was present as the Dolphins opened their spring workouts.

It's only notable because Suh annually ruffled feathers in Detroit by skipping these voluntary sessions. It appears he wants to make a good first impression in Miami after they gave him a $114 million contract with $60 million guaranteed.
Apr 20 - 10:21 AM

Ndamukong Suh says he wanted to re-sign with the Lions.

"For me, my goal was always to come back," Suh said. "I was never looking to want to leave and figure out a different situation. But at the end of the day, I have to do what's best for myself and for my family." Lions president Tom Lewand said the team made an offer that would have made Suh the highest-paid defensive player in the league. The sides' parting does not seem to be bitter. Suh was upfront about chasing top dollar, and that's what he did.
Mar 15 - 4:08 PM

Dolphins signed DT Ndamukong Suh, formerly of the Lions, to a six-year, $114 million contract with $60 million guaranteed.

It's official, as Suh is being introduced to the Miami media at this very moment. Suh was handed a $60 million check up front upon his signing, and admitted that, yes, choosing the Dolphins was all about the money. It was actually quite refreshing to hear a professional athlete tell the truth. In Miami, Suh will anchor the Dolphins' front and be the NFL's highest-paid defensive player while doing it.
Mar 11 - 4:25 PM's Albert Breer reports the Lions offered free agent Ndamukong Suh $17 million per year, and $58 million guaranteed.

They're numbers confirmed by ESPN, with the Lions' official in-house reporter seeming to take them as fact, as well. Suh's reported Dolphins deal is for $19 million per year, and includes $60 million guaranteed. The offers are close enough that it can be taken as a sign that Suh really wanted to get out of Detroit.
Mar 8 - 2:14 PM

ESPN's Chris Mortensen reports the Dolphins will sign free agent Ndamukong Suh to a six-year deal worth roughly $114 million with $60 million guaranteed when the signing period opens on Tuesday.

It appears the rumor was true that Suh to Miami is already a done deal. More whispers circulated Sunday that the Chargers, Colts, Lions, and Jaguars have all dropped out of the running for Suh, with the Fins lapping them in financial proposals. The Lions will reset their sights on re-signing Nick Fairley, and probably C.J. Mosley as well. They'll be able to sign three defensive tackles for the price of one Suh, whom at $19 million to $20 million annually will essentially get franchise quarterback money from Miami.
Mar 8 - 1:09 PM

According to Yahoo's Charles Robinson, people around the league are talking about free agent Ndamukong Suh to the Dolphins "as if it already happened."

This seems like a rumor much more than a report, so approach it with some caution. Robinson says league sources are treating DeMarco Murray back to Dallas as if it's a done deal, as well, though Cowboys beat reporters dispute that idea. Either way, the Dolphins are the clear early frontrunners to land Suh. He wouldn't be able to sign with them until Tuesday. Keep in mind the Dolphins were also long seen as the favorites to sign Peyton Manning in 2012. And in the end, they didn't even come close.
Mar 7 - 3:35 PM

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport believes the Chargers will make a run at free agent Ndamukong Suh.

At this point it can be assumed every team will at least consider Suh. He is the best defensive player since Reggie White to hit the open market, and he is one of most disruptive defenders in the league. According to, San Diego is currently $26.283 million under the salary cap.
Mar 7 - 11:50 AM

The Dolphins are confident they'll sign free agent Ndamukong Suh, according to the Miami Herald.

Suh is expected to command in the neighborhood of six years and $102 million with over $60 million guaranteed. That would make Suh the richest defensive player of all-time, ahead of J.J. Watt. Miami recently released Brian Hartline, Nate Garner, Brandon Gibson, and Cortland Finnegan to make room for a top-flight free agent. The Raiders and Colts have also been linked to Suh, who can begin negotiating with teams Saturday.
Mar 6 - 10:17 AM

CBS' Jason La Canfora "(keeps) hearing" free agent Ndamukong Suh's deal will be in the range of $17 million annually, and include more than $60 million guaranteed.

It's the second report in two days to suggest that Suh could eclipse $60 million guaranteed. $17 million would also surpass the $16.6 million J.J. Watt's six-year deal averages. Finally, La Canfora adds to the scuttlebutt that the Dolphins will be front and center for Suh, saying if they don't land him, it "won't be for lack of effort."
Mar 5 - 8:22 PM

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