Ndamukong Suh’s First Day of Camp Reminds Us to Temper Expectations

August 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Here comes the stuff nobody wants to hear.
But that's okay, because somebody has to say it.
The first real day of training camp has passed now. Ndamukong Suh is now at camp, and all is right with the world.
Well, except that Suh now has to actually go through training camp, and start living up to those sky-high expectations we've been heaping on him since three months prior to the draft.
Uh-oh, you see where this is going.
Well, no. I'm not going to sit here and tell you that Ndamukong Suh isn't going to be all you dreamed he would be. Indeed, everything about him has "superstar" written all over it, from his size, to his build, to his work ethic, to his raw talent, and explosiveness.
I won't take that away from him. I couldn't if I tried.
What I want, fellow Lions fans, is not to detract anything from Detroit's favorite 300-pound 23-year-old.
What I want to do is preach patience with him, for his own good.
"Why," you ask, "after ...

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