Schefter mentions that any team could use a player of Suh’s caliber, but you could easily see him fitting in with the Giants, Jets, Cowboys and Bears.
There has been a lot of talk in recent days as to whether or not the Lions will use their franchise tag on Suh to prevent him from departing in free agency.
However, Schefter has spoken to a number of sources around the league who do not see the Lions going that route based on the fact that it would cost them $26.87 million.
Schefter expects Suh to be the “most desirable unrestricted free agent on the market” if he ends up being available.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reecntly mentioned that the Lions want Suh back and are “very much in the mix” to bring him back next year. Although, their plan, according to Rapoport, is to allow Suh to reach the open market and field offers from other teams before coming back to them with the offers he receives.
It’s worth mentioning that Lions GM Martin Mayhew didn’t rule out the idea of using the franchise tag on him, despite the huge cap hit they would incur.
Suh, 27, has recorded 51 tackles, 8.5 sacks and three pass defenses over the course of 16 games. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 3 defensive tackle in the league.
We have Suh ranked as the No. 2 player in our Top 50 – 2015 Free Agents List.