Ndamukong Suh ready to roll for Lions in 2010 NFL season

By Robert Wills  |   Monday, August 16, 2010  |  Comments( 0 )

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After serious negotiations, National Football League 2010 second draft picks Ndamukong Suh is now an official member of the Detroit Lions.
Suh has agreed to play for the Lions in the next NFL season and signed a five-year $60 million rookie contract. Lions coach Jim Schawartz is very happy with the decision of Suh to sign with the Lions since he had high hopes for the defensive tackle to perform well for the team in the forthcoming 2010 NFL season. With his decision to sign with the Lions, Suh can finally report to the training camp and prepare hard in his first year in the premier professional football league in the planet.

Based on his newly signed contract Suh is guaranteed to receive $40 million of the $60 million rookie contract. Lion’s president Tom Lewand is also himself very happy that they finally signed Suh since he had high hopes the young player is a gem for the team for years to come in the defensive end.
Now that he is an official member of the Lions, Suh is expected to play wonderful music with sophomore quarterback Matthew Stafford, who was drafted by the Lions as top pick in the 2009 NFL draft. The two are considered the future of the Lions who hopes to bounce back from a bad year in the last NFL season.

The Lions are optimistic the former Nebraska defensive tackle can bolster their defense which ranked among the league's all-time worst in points allowed. For the past two NFL seasons the Lions are also has a woeful 2-30 record. The Lions earlier drafted the 6-foot-4 Suh, whose weight hovers around 300 pounds, after he swept the Nagurski and Bednarik awards as national defensive player of the year last season and won the Lombardi Award and Outland Trophy honoring college football's top lineman.

His breakout game was a 4½-sack performance against Texas in the Big 12 title game. He finished with 12 sacks. Suh was the first defensive tackle to be drafted among the top two picks since Oakland took Darrell Russell in 1997. He graduated from Nebraska with a degree in construction management from the College of Engineering. To sign Suh the Lions released defensive tackle Leger Douzable and safety Marquand Manuel. The new NFL season will start soon so make it a habit to watch the professional football games live by getting cheap Detroit Lions tickets.
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