Terrell Suggs
American football player, defensive lineman, defensive end
Terrell Suggs
Terrell Raymonn Suggs is an American football linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens of the National Football League (NFL). He was drafted by the Ravens tenth overall in the 2003 NFL Draft after playing college football for Arizona State University.
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Terrell Suggs arrested in Scottsdale on suspended license
Fox News - 12 months
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs was arrested Friday on a suspended driver's license after investigators say his car hit a curb and he told them he may have been asleep.
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Texans practice squad pass rusher Steven Means provides speed on scout team
Houston Chronicle - over 1 year
Joining the Texans’ practice squad meant a new locker room for former Baltimore Ravens and Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive end Steven Means and another adjustment to different surroundings. For Means, the third time proved to be the right fit after previous workouts for the Kansas City Chiefs and Philadelphia Eagles without a contract offer. “I’m definitely excited,” Means said. “I feel blessed. This is another situation like the Ravens and the Buccaneers. In Tampa, I was with Gerald McCoy. With the Ravens, I was with two of the greatest linebackers with Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil. Now, I’m with one of the greatest defensive players to ever play in J.J. Watt.” At 6-3 and 263 pounds, Means projects to be an outside linebacker in a 3-4 scheme. Having played in 11 games for the Buccaneers in 2012 and 2013, Means has six career tackles since being drafted in the fifth round in 2012. At the University of Buffalo, Means had 185 career tackles, 29.5 for losses, 18.5 sacks, three f ...
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Ravens sign mainstay Suggs to cap-friendly extension through 2018 - CBSSports.com
Google News - about 3 years
CBSSports.com Ravens sign mainstay Suggs to cap-friendly extension through 2018 CBSSports.com Suggs has become the face of the franchise after the departures of Ray Lewis and Ed Terrell Suggs has become the face of the team after the departures of Ray Lewis and Ed Reed. (USATSI). The Baltimore Ravens signed former Defensive Player of the Year ... OLB Suggs signs 4-year extension with RavensWashington Post Terrell Suggs signs contract extension with RavensNFL.com NFL: Baltimore Ravens sign Terrell Suggs to new contractSkySports KSPR -Press Box -WBAL Baltimore all 96 news articles »
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Terrell Suggs, Ravens agree to contract extension
USA Today - about 3 years
Suggs bounced back from a torn triceps in 2012 with 10 sacks this past season.
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The art of smack: Some of the best ever trash talkers share their tricks
USA Today - about 3 years
Warren Sapp, Keyshawn Johnson, Shannon Sharpe and Terrell Suggs were talking junk long before Richard Sherman.
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Steelers Edge Ravens 19-16 For 2nd Straight Win
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
PITTSBURGH -- PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh Steelers kicker Shaun Suisham stood in a euphoric locker room, game ball tucked firmly under his left arm and his team's once calamitous season inching its way back toward respectability. Not a bad day for a guy who insists he's just doing his job. Suisham's 42-yard field goal, his fourth of the day, lifted Steelers to a 19-16 victory over the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday. Seemingly out of it after stumbling through a winless September, Pittsburgh (2-4) has won two straight. "That's what we're supposed to do," Suisham said. "Hopefully we can start stacking wins here." Ben Roethlisberger completed 17 of 23 passes for 160 yards and a touchdown. He also hit Antonio Brown twice on Pittsburgh's final drive, putting Suisham well within range to win it. "We count on him to make it every time," Roethlisberger said. Why wouldn't he? Suisham is a perfect 14 of 14 this season. He drilled four field goals in last week's victory over the New York Je ...
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Terrell Suggs thinks Roger Goodell was behind Super Bowl blackout
USA Today - over 3 years
It all has to do with Vegas, or something.
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Ball So Hard University Alum 'Hacksaw' Is Better Known As Terrell Suggs (VIDEO)
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
You may know him as "Terrell Suggs" but the Baltimore Ravens' veteran linebacker, apparently, matriculated at Ball So Hard University under the name "Hacksaw." This alias and alma mater were mentioned during the recorded player introductions played during the first quarter of the NFL opener between the Hacksaw's Ravens and the Denver Broncos on NBC. Longtime fans of Suggs -- or Hacksaw or Sizzle -- will know this isn't the first time that he's dropped a reference to Ball So Hard University. "A lot of guys on this team attended Ball So Hard University, including myself," Suggs told The Baltimore Sun after a similar reference in 2011. "The dean of students and president of the school is actually Shawn Carter." As indicated by the stature of Carter -- who you may know as Jay Z -- at BSHU, Suggs picked up the phrase from the song "Ni**as in Paris" off the "Watch The Throne" album.
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Ravens' Dumervil: 'Coming here has been great' - Baltimore Sun
Google News - over 3 years
CBSSports.com Ravens' Dumervil: 'Coming here has been great' Baltimore Sun Terrell Suggs is singing to no one in particular. Lardarius Webb is playfully yelling at a teammate. The sound of a whistle followed by the boom of a coach's voice is heard from an adjacent field. About 50 players are spread out over two fields when the Ravens' ... Joe Flacco a fan of Johnny ManzielESPN Ravens QB Joe Flacco: Johnny Manziel becoming my favorite player because of ...Dallas Morning News Joe Flacco on poster flak: Broncos fans' anger justifiedUSA TODAY FOXSports.com -Gloucester Daily Times -Fox News all 109 news articles »
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The 4 Most Important Questions In The AFC Heading Into Training Camp
Business Insider - over 3 years
The sports calender is a little light right now. Following the alternating nightly rush of watching the NBA or NHL finals all June, the July lull leaves sports fans itching for a fix. The NFL hiatus breaks July 23 when the Arizona Cardinals start the training camp season. Since the end of last season you have likely been mulling over a few areas of concern for your favorite team, and contemplating transactions and draft picks.  Training camp offers clues. Is the revamped offensive line holding its own? How's the top rookie looking? Were the free agency dollars well spent? With training camp less than two weeks away we take a look at one major question in every AFC division. AFC East: New England is stumbling, but does it matter? The Patriots' top five receivers from last season are gone or on the mend. Wes Welker went to the Broncos, Rob Gronkowski is rehabbing from back and forearm surgery, Danny Woodhead is a Charger, Brandon Lloyd is unemployed and Aaron Hernandez has bee ...
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Ravens' Star Rips Pats Fans
Huffington Post Sports - over 3 years
By Jose Martinez, Complex Sports It started off as simple question on Twitter, asking who Torrey Smith was rooting for in the Stanley Cup Finals: the Boston Bruins or the Chicago Blackhawks? Smith replied with a pretty direct response. RT @MBalsley If you had to pick a hockey team, who you cheering for tonight Boston or Chicago?...CHI I hate everything about NE except KG — Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) June 23, 2013 I understand that every Fan base has bad fans what I'm saying is NE fans have more than others and think they are better than everyone else — Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) June 23, 2013 Sadly, those same select Pats fans he criticized on Twitter showed their true colors. Got called the N word so many times last night like there are no black folks that represent NE...typical — Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) June 23, 2013 Earlier this year, Smith's teammate Terrell Suggs had nearly the same thing to say about Patriots fans. So, is a thing abou ...
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Former Texans put names, jersey numbers on LGBT Pride shirts
Houston Chronicle - over 3 years
Former Texans Connor Barwin and Eric Winston are among the 10 players who have lent their names and jersey numbers to a new line of clothing which is being sold by the NFL Players Association in honor of LGBT Pride Month. Barwin, who signed with the Philadelphia Eagles in March, has long voiced his support for gay rights. Winston, who spent six seasons with the Texans, is a free agent after playing for the Kansas City Chiefs in 2012. The numbered shirts, which are also available with the names of Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs, Oakland Raiders punter Chris Kluwe and free-agent linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo, are being sold for $24.99, with proceeds going to Athlete Ally, a nonprofit organization that fights homophobia in sports.     Nice job by @nflpa, and happy pride month everyone! #equality shop.nflpa.com/Connor-Barwin-… — Connor Barwin (@ConnorBarwin98) June 12, 2013  
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REPORT: Browns Reel In Star Linebacker From Ravens
Huffington Post Sports - almost 4 years
CLEVELAND (AP) — Paul Kruger rushed his way to a Super Bowl win, and on to a huge payday. Baltimore's sacks leader last season agreed to terms Tuesday on a five-year, $40 million contract with the Cleveland Browns, who with their first move in free agency added a proven pass rusher and weakened the defending NFL champions. The 27-year-old linebacker will sign his deal on Wednesday before he's introduced at the team's training complex in suburban Berea. The Browns officially announced the agreement with Kruger on Tuesday night, a few hours after it was reported by The Associated Press and other media outlets. ESPN was the first to report Kruger was leaving the Ravens to join the Browns. "We are very excited about the addition of Paul Kruger to our team," new Browns coach Rob Chudzinski said in a release. "He is a talented linebacker who is going to make an immediate impact on our defense. When you put on the film you see physical ...
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Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Terrell Suggs
  • 2015
    Age 32
    Hours later, an MRI revealed that his achilles was torn, which prematurely ended his 2015 season.
    More Details Hide Details Key In December 2003, Suggs was charged with Felony Aggravated Assault stemming from a March 2003 incident in Arizona. Reports accused Suggs of assaulting a man with a reinforced rod and attacking another man in the parking lot of Phoenix Municipal Stadium after a basketball tournament. Suggs' brother was accused of hitting a man with a baseball bat in the same altercation. His accuser Jeryme Cook stated that the fight began with words exchanged between Cook and Rico Suggs, the football player’s cousin, but they went their separate ways. Reports stated that Terrell Suggs later showed up courtside of a game that Cook and his friends Anthony Henrie and Casey Cothern were watching. Allegedly, Terrell Suggs held a baseball bat to his shoulder, and was with Rico Suggs, brother Donald Suggs and two other men. Cook stated that after exchanging words with Suggs he and his friends walked away, but the Suggs group kept following them around the tournament grounds and eventually to the parking lot, where Cook said he figured he was going to have to fight Rico Suggs. Cook stated that at one point Terrell Suggs handed his kid brother the baseball bat and said, "If anyone jumps in you swing the bat to kill, not to hurt". A witness stated that Donald Suggs then stuck the bat close to Cook’s face. Cook said he swatted the bat away with his hand, turned to calm Henrie, and then saw Terrell Suggs take a swing that broke his nose and cheekbone.
    During the season opener against the Denver Broncos on September 13, 2015, Suggs suffered an achilles injury and left the game.
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  • 2014
    Age 31
    On September 19, 2014, Suggs was fined $5,512 by the NFL for unauthorized apparel in which he wore a gladiator helmet during the pregame before the Week 2 matchup against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
    More Details Hide Details Suggs recorded his first sack of the season against Panthers quarterback Cam Newton (it was a half-sack). From weeks 6-8, he had one sack per game. In Week 7, the sack he recorded on Falcons quarterback Matt Ryan was for a safety, and he also recovered a fumble from the seven year player. From Weeks 10-17 (other than Baltimore's Week 11 bye), Suggs recorded at least one sack in each game, with the one exception being the Week 16 loss to the Houston Texans (a game in which the Ravens had no sacks whatsoever). In Week 10, Suggs had 1.5 sacks on rookie quarterback Zach Mettenberger. Two weeks later, in a Monday Night Football matchup against the New Orleans Saints, Suggs accounted for a sack against Saints quarterback Drew Brees. With the hit, Suggs became the 31st player in NFL history to register over 100 sacks, and the first member of the Baltimore Ravens to achieve such a milestone.
  • 2013
    Age 30
    Overall in 2013, Suggs started all 16 games with 80 tackles, a fumble recovery, and 10 sacks.
    More Details Hide Details For his efforts, Suggs was elected to participate in the Pro Bowl (6th overall).
    The 2013 season began very well for Suggs compared to the year prior.
    More Details Hide Details Within 12 weeks into the season, Suggs had registered 9. sacks and one fumble recovery.
  • 2012
    Age 29
    Despite Suggs' rocky relationship with Candace Williams, the two were married on December 14, 2012.
    More Details Hide Details The couple have two children together.
    On October 20th, 2012, Suggs was removed from the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, allowing him to play October 21 against the Houston Texans.
    More Details Hide Details Suggs has been the first player in the NFL to recover so quickly from such serious injury. Suggs' return surprised many, as he finished the game with 4 tackles (3 solo), 1 pass defended, and 1 sack, less than 5 and a half months after having Achilles tendon surgery. Suggs was key in the Ravens win over the Denver Broncos in the divisional round of the playoffs with two sacks on Broncos Quarterback Peyton Manning, after which, the Ravens advanced to New England in a rematch of the previous year's AFC Championship Game where they defeated the Patriots 28-13. The win gave Suggs his first ever AFC Championship and his first appearance in the Super Bowl, being Super Bowl XLVII against the San Francisco 49ers. In that game, the Ravens won 34-31, earning Suggs his first Super Bowl ring.
    Some medical experts believed that Suggs' injury should have forced him to miss the 2012 NFL season, however Suggs claimed he would return by November 2012.
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    During the 2012 offseason, Suggs tore his Achilles tendon allegedly while playing basketball; though Suggs and his agent have claimed that he was hurt while doing conditioning workouts.
    More Details Hide Details Owner Steve Bisciotti stated that it was no concern where he hurt it and the Ravens will not try to avoid paying him his contract.
  • 2011
    Age 28
    After the conclusion of the 2011 season, Suggs was named #11 on the NFL Top 100 list for 2012.
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  • 2010
    Age 27
    In 2010, Suggs compiled 68 tackles (53 solo), 11.5 sacks, 2 forced fumbles and 2 pass deflections.
    More Details Hide Details In the play-off win over the Kansas City Chiefs in the wild-card round, he made 4 tackles (all solo) and two sacks. Against the Steelers in the divisional playoff round, he recorded six tackles (5 solo), a career-high three sacks, and a forced fumble that was recovered and returned for a touchdown by fellow DE Cory Redding.
  • 2009
    Age 26
    In 2009 Suggs's girlfriend Candace Williams filed a complaint against Suggs alleging he threw a soap dispenser at her head, struck her in the chest with his hand and held a bottle of bleach over her and their 1 year old son.
    More Details Hide Details No criminal charges were filed against Suggs, and Williams' subsequent lawsuit was dismissed. In September 2012 Suggs was accused of punching and dragging his girlfriend Candace Williams beside his car, while his two children were inside. A temporary protective order was placed against Suggs. No criminal charges were filed. An attorney representing Suggs confirmed that Suggs surrendered his arsenal of firearms to police which included an AK-47 and six other guns. The court order stemmed from a temporary protective order filed by his girlfriend Candace Williams on November 20, 2012.
    The 2009 season was not as productive for Suggs as he recorded a career-low in sacks with 4.5.
    More Details Hide Details Playing above his normal playing weight, he also missed the first three games of his career due to injury after quarterback Brady Quinn dove at his legs after cornerback Chris Carr intercepted a pass. In the wild Card playoff game against the New England Patriots, Suggs sacked and forced a Tom Brady fumble before recovering the ball on the Patriots' opening drive, helping the Ravens ultimately win 33–14.
    On February 18, 2009, he was once again given the Ravens' franchise tag.
    More Details Hide Details On July 15, 2009 the Ravens signed him to a 6-year, $62.5 million contract. His bonus money ($33.1 million) made him the highest paid linebacker in NFL history.
  • 2008
    Age 25
    During the 2008–09 NFL playoffs, Suggs recorded sacks in all three of the Ravens' post-season games, including two in the AFC Championship game against Ben Roethlisberger, whom Suggs sacked often over the years.
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    In Week 7 of the 2008 NFL season, Suggs intercepted a pass from Chad Pennington of the Miami Dolphins and returned it 44 yards for a touchdown, the first pick six of his professional career.
    More Details Hide Details Two weeks later, he intercepted Derek Anderson of the Cleveland Browns for a game-sealing touchdown. At season's end, he was named to his third Pro Bowl after producing 68 tackles (53 solo), 2 forced fumbles and 8 sacks to go along with the 2 interceptions, a new career-high 9 pass break-ups and 2 touchdowns.
    On May 13, 2008, he reached an agreement with the team to split the difference in the franchise tag amounts of a LB and a DE and drop his grievance.
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    On February 19, 2008, the Ravens placed the franchise tag on Suggs.
    More Details Hide Details He initially filed a grievance because the team had designated him as a LB with the franchise tag rather than a DE, which resulted in a monetary difference of about $800,000. Despite being unhappy with the franchise tag, Suggs reported to off-season mini-camps to practice with the team.
  • 2007
    Age 24
    The following season in 2007, Suggs made 80 tackles (52 solo) and five sacks, as he and the Ravens plummeted to 5-11.
    More Details Hide Details Like the season before, Suggs was a hybrid defensive end/linebacker, playing 50 percent of the defensive snaps at defensive end in the Ravens base 4-3 defense.
  • 2006
    Age 23
    In 2006, Suggs was part of the NFL's best overall defense, the unit allowing a league-low 12.6 points per game.
    More Details Hide Details He recorded 64 tackles (46 solo), 9.5 sacks and set new career-high in pass deflections with 8. After the season, he was voted to the Pro Bowl for the second time. He was a major contributor as the Ravens went 13-3. For the season, Suggs started nine games at right defensive end in the Ravens base 4-3 and seven games at outside linebacker when the Ravens started game in a base 3-4 defense. Suggs also earned attention for his flashy playing style, "Suggs evolved into one of the league's best pass-rushers whether he is blitzing as a linebacker or rushing from defensive end with one hand on the ground."
  • 2005
    Age 22
    In 2005, the Ravens' new defensive co-ordinator Rex Ryan, son of famous defensive coordinator Buddy Ryan, moved Suggs from outside linebacker to defensive end in many of the defensive schemes.
    More Details Hide Details Despite registering a then-career-low 8 sacks, Suggs also set new career-highs in tackles with 69 (46 solo) and interceptions with 2.
  • 2004
    Age 21
    The next season in 2004, he was elected to his first Pro Bowl as he recorded 10.5 sacks and 60 tackles (45 solo).
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  • 2003
    Age 20
    Suggs enjoyed immediate success as a rookie in 2003 as he tied an NFL record by posting a sack in each of his first four games.
    More Details Hide Details He finished the season with 27 tackles (19 solo), 12 sacks (a Ravens franchise rookie record), 6 forced fumbles, 2 pass deflections and 1 interception, earning him Defensive Rookie of the Year honors while only starting one game that year.
    Suggs was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens 10th overall in the 2003 NFL Draft, becoming one of the youngest defensive players ever drafted at only 20 years old until defensive tackle Amobi Okoye was drafted by the Houston Texans at the age of 19 in 2007.
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    The Ravens selected him with the tenth overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft, and he is now the team's all-time leader in sacks with 109.5.
    More Details Hide Details Suggs is a six-time Pro Bowl selection, a two time All-Pro and was the NFL Defensive Player of the Year in 2011. Suggs was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota, the son of Laverne Diane (née Kennedy) and Donald Lee Suggs. He was raised in St. Paul, Minnesota. While growing up in Saint Paul, he played youth football, as a center, with future baseball player Joe Mauer. Suggs moved to Arizona after eighth grade As a teenager, he attended multiple schools, the first being Chandler High School.
  • 2002
    Age 19
    Following his 2002 junior season, he was a first-team All-Pac-10 selection and the Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year, and was recognized as a unanimous first-team All-American.
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    He set an NCAA single-season record with 24 sacks in 2002.
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  • 2000
    Age 17
    Suggs decided to attend Arizona State University, where he played defensive end for coach Bruce Snyder and coach Dirk Koetter's Arizona State Sun Devils football teams from 2000 to 2002.
    More Details Hide Details He finished his career with 163 tackles, including a school, career-record 65.5 tackles for losses, and 44 quarterback sacks, 14 forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries, two interceptions, and nine passes deflected.
    As a senior, Suggs was named a Parade high school All-American in 2000, Gatorade Arizona Player of the Year, the No. 1 jumbo athlete in the nation by SuperPrep Magazine, Arizona Player of the Year by USA Today as well as an All-American by USA Today and the 60th-best player in the nation by Sporting News.
    More Details Hide Details In addition, Suggs lettered three times in basketball and once in track and field.
  • 1999
    Age 16
    He later transferred to Hamilton High School where he set the Arizona Class 5A record for rushing yards in a game with 367 against Yuma Kofa as a junior in 1999.
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  • 1982
    Born on October 11, 1982.
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