He's not allowed to officially sign until Tuesday but (assuming there isn't some monumental screw-up by the Dolphins), All-Pro defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh should be plugging the middle of Miami's defense for years to come.
The two sides have come to a not-quite-yet-official six-year/$114 million dollar agreement for Ndamukong to take his talents to South Beach. $60 million of those dollars will be guaranteed. Detroit opted to let Suh test free agency after opting not to sign him to a pricey one-year franchise tag.
If the contract with Miami holds it'll be the biggest ever for an NFL defender, surpassing the six-year/$100 million dollar deal J.J. Watt signed with the Texans last season.
In five seasons in Motown, Suh made four Pro Bowls and was also a four-time All-Pro first teamer. Last season he made 53 tackles and compiled 8.5 sacks. He added two more sacks in the Lions' lone playoff game, a loss to Dallas back in January. Since being drafted second overall in 2010, Suh leads all NFL defensive tackles with 36 sacks. Suh has also stayed remarkably healthy in a brutal league. In his five seasons he's only missed two games. Both of those were due to suspensions.
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