Ndamukong Suh, known for his free agent defensive tackles, could be offered one of the highest fees in the history of the NFL.
According to NFL insider, Ian Rapoport, Suh eyes the Dolphins as a clear favorite to sign a contract with. The team is in talks with Suh’s agent, Jimmy Sexton, to strike a deal that would cost $110 million and would make Suh the highest-paid defensive player ever in the NFL.
A source, however, contradicts Rapoport, saying “nothing is done.”
Apart from the Dolphins, Detroit had offered Suh $17 million per year with a guarantee of $58 million, according to the NFL Media’s Albert Breer.
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Suh was picked for four Pro Bowls and was named first-team All-Pro three times. Should he sign with the Dolphins, NFL writer Dan Hanzus surmised that “he would become the anchor of a potentially dominant defensive line,” already composed of Pro Bowlers Cameron Wake and Randy Starks.
Suh, 28, is regarded as one of the most dominant players in the league, and the second overall pick of the 2010 NFL Draft. It is believed that he had been approached by the Lions, Bears, Jaguars and Raiders to sign a contract with.
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