Suh's camp concedes he won't top Bradford $$$
Ndamukong Suh isn’t going to hold the Detroit Lions hostage.
Even if the defensive tackle, selected second overall, started out asking for more money than No. 1 pick Sam Bradford received – and we don’t know if that is the case – he’s going to settle for less.
Eugene Parker, who along with his partner Roosevelt Barnes at Maximum Sports Management, represents Suh told Chris Mortensen of ESPN that the market is set and the Suh deal will come in for less than what Bradford received. Parker added that he is hopeful a deal will be done soon. When he said that in relation to Dez Bryant, his contract with the Dallas Cowboys came together quickly. Perhaps Suh will follow in suit.
There had been widespread speculation that Suh was aiming to be paid more than Bradford. As it stands, he is still likely to get more than Lions quarterback Matthew Stafford received as the No. 1 pick in 2009. Hopefully, Suh will be under contract soon and the Lions can put full focus on ensuring that they’re not negotiating a deal for a No. 1 or No. 2 pick at this time next summer.
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