Lions president Tom Lewand said the team is focused on football right now. "We said back in July that the reason we were tabling discussions was for a specific reason -- so we could focus on football -- and that we wouldn't be commenting," Lewand said.
The two sides worked on a deal in March, but Suh changed agents around that time, which complicated things. Negotiations were stopped in July after the two sides couldn't reach an agreement. There's a sense that Suh will take his talents elsewhere once the season ends. Lewand said he had "no comment" when asked whether he thought Suh would stay in Detroit.
"Stats are stats and games are games," Suh said Wednesday. "I don't really have a comment for that.
"I think I've played pretty well. I haven't really took the time to say, 'Let's see how I've played over the last five weeks, four weeks, whatever it is.' I take week by week, game by game and go from there."
"I don't know where that story came from," he told the Detroit News. "I want to talk about (Week 5 opponent) Buffalo."
According to several reports, Suh was angered enough by his interview that he slammed the door on the way out. He is eligible for free agency after this season.
The following starters will not suit up for the
The team cannot afford to franchise him in 2015 because his tag would cost a staggering $26.7 million.
|8||10/26/14||@ ATL||9:30 am|
|Bye: Week 9|
|11||11/16/14||@ ARI||4:25 pm|
|12||11/23/14||@ NE||1:00 pm|
|16||12/21/14||@ CHI||1:00 pm|
|17||12/28/14||@ GB||1:00 pm|
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