Why the Denver Broncos are not going to sign Ndamukong Suh – Mile High Report (blog)
Here’s a tip, don’t spend all your (hypothetical) money in the wrong place.
There’s a sickness going around Broncos Country, creeping through Twitter, Facebook, and other social media sites. The sickness is not exclusive to Broncos fans, and it is not exclusive to the team either. This sickness is not your standard winter flu or cold, and it’s something that hopefully won’t linger for long. Different forms of this disease tend to creep through NFL fan bases each season around this time of year, with different names each year. The sickness that I’m talking about? That is the Ndamukong Suh Flu.
Ndamukong Suh Flu – en-DOM-ah-ken SOO floo- The unwavering belief that your favorite NFL team should and will pursue the former Detroit Lions defensive tackle once NFL free agency opens.
For some unfounded reason, fans of almost every team believe that they are in the running for the most expensive, most talented, or most well-recognized free agents each season. Last season it was Michael Bennett, Darrelle Revis, and Jairus Byrd. In 2013 it was Paul Kruger, Mike Wallace, and Dashon Goldson. Now Ndamukong Suh, the disruptive and divisive defensive tackle of the Detroit Lions, is the player who fans have latched on to the idea of and won’t let go. Well, here are three remedies for the Ndamukong Suh Flu.
1. Suh will cost far too much money
The first, most obvious reason for why the Broncos will not pur-Suh the player nicknamed “Donkey Kong” is that the 28-year old defensive tackle is going to demand far too much money on the open market. The money that it would cost to acquire Suh would not only hinder the Broncos in addressing other needs, such as upgrading the offensive line, this off-season, but it would put them in a compromising situation cap-wise for years to come.
Suh’s rookie deal in Detroit already had him making the most money of all defensive tackles last season, and there’s no way that he is going to accept anything less, or even on the same level as that contract.
Last off-season, JJ Watt signed a record $100 million dollar deal with the Houston Texans, and you better believe that Suh is going to aim for something in the same ballpark. Now, Watt’s deal is not exactly backbreaking to the Texans, against whose cap he will cost an average of just over $15M per season over the course … – Click Here To Visit Article Source