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Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh -- The Lions found their franchise quarterback last year in Matthew Stafford, the No. 1 overall pick. They found the lynchpin of their defense this year in Suh, the No. 2 overall pick. After years of making poor picks in the top 10, the Lions seem to have nailed it for the second straight draft, landing the most dominant player in college football. With two other new acquisitions -- Williams and end Kyle Vanden Bosch -- Suh turns the defensive line from a weakness into a strength.
A closer look at the Lions' picks: Round 1/2 -- Ndamukong Suh, DT, 6-4, 307, Nebraska: Widely considered the best player in the draft, Suh can stop the run and rush the passer. The Lions added a difference-maker in the middle of a defense that has ranked last three years in a row. - by The Sports Xchange
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09/18/17 - DT Ndamukong Suh (four tackles, two for losses) was active against the Los Angeles Chargers, so much so that he got the attention of Chargers head coach Anthony Lynn.
"What I saw early was Suh dominating up front and I got away from (the run)," Lynn said of the running game.
09/06/17 - DT Ndamukong Suh expressed concern Tuesday for the state of Florida due to the threat of Hurricane Irma. "I'm definitely concerned about the community in South Florida as a whole," he said. "Really the whole state, especially with a state of emergency. Luckily, my family doesn't like me so they're up in Portland, Oregon and Detroit and up north. They're safe for the most part but myself, we'll figure something out."
08/29/17 - DT Ndamukong Suh, who played soccer as a youth, kicked FGs of 33 and 39 yards in Tuesday's practice while also missing from 33. "Pretty impressive," defensive end William Hayes said.
"I think he told me he used to play soccer when he was younger. So nothing would surprise what you can do when you're that big of a freak."
01/09/17 - DT Ndamukong Suh had a sack on QB Ben Roethlisberger, giving him 3.5 career playoff sacks. It was one of the few bright spots for Suh, who was dominated by Pittsburgh Pro Bowl guard David DeCastro. Suh ended with four tackles but he didn't have a good day.
01/04/17 - DT Ndamukong Suh said he doesn't care that New England RB LeGarrette Blount called him a "dirty player" after last week's game. "I heard it from a lot of different people, so it doesn't really matter to me what he thinks," Suh said. "I'm looking forward to the Steelers."