NFL Training Camp: Detroit Lions Almost Done With Ndamukong Suh Contract

July 31, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Ndamukong Suh is almost officially a Detroit Lion.
This morning, the Detroit Free Press reported that  Suh is expected to sign today with the Detroit Lions.
In addition, sources close to the situation have shared that nothing is currently holding up the finalization of the contract. A basic structure was agreed upon early this morning. No details were given, but the deal is expected by many to be in the ballpark of Matthew Stafford 2009 contract.
However, the reason the contract was not signed is the timing of Gerald McCoy's contract. The third overall pick signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers as negotiations in Allen Park, MI were ending. Both the team and Suh's representation shrewdly wanted time to finely comb over the details of his deal.
Neither Suh nor McCoy were expected to wait for the other to sign.
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