READING TIME 2 MINUTES: 49er Calls Suggs a [Bleeping] Loser

Suggs with The Lombardi

While being interviewed on a San Francisco based radio station, Terrell Suggs during a series of questions about Super Bowl XLVII finally conceded that he didn’t think much of 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis.

Suggs insinuated that Davis was a “fake tough guy.” Davis responded by calling Suggs a “f—ing loser” on his Twitter feed. You can check it out HERE.

Ed Reed was interviewed by NFLN’s Rich Eisen recently, during which the Ravens’ All-World safety said that he is a “Raven for life.”

We can only hope.

But judging from Reed’s body language and the way he answered questions, there seems to be some doubt about his “return-ability” to Baltimore.

One of the issues in dealing with Reed is that he has no agent – he’s representing himself, although rumors have surfaced that he’s considering one. During contract discussions teams have no choice to be candid about the strengths AND weaknesses of a player. This is where it could get dicey.

Ed is a prideful and rather sensitive man and without the luxury of having a filter (in the form of an agent) it’s easy to see how discussions could shut down abruptly. Perhaps the best thing the Ravens can do is to encourage Reed to visit with other teams to help set his market value much like they did with Ray Lewis when faced with similar circumstances.

Another former Miami Hurricane who is likely to hit the open market is left tackle Bryant McKinnie. It’s doubtful that the Ravens will get Joe Flacco done until the final moments prior to the free agent period opening and if players wait that long it’s the prudent thing for them to see what the market will bear for their services.

McKinnie’s return to the lineup clearly had a positive effect on the performance of the Ravens’ offensive front and the mammoth tackle is largely credited for that. But for my money, the REAL boost in performance came at left guard.

Kelechi Osemele was outstanding at the position previously manned by Jah Reid, Bobbie Williams and Ramon Harewood, so much so that he will be in the mix for Pro Bowl consideration going forward if he stays at the position.

Osemele’s play coupled with the slight upgrade in performance at left and right tackle with McKinnie’s insertion and Oher’s flip to the right helped pave the way to a markedly improved Joe Flacco during the stretch run and through Super Bowl XLVII.

This entry was posted in Blog View, Featured by Tony Lombardi. Bookmark the permalink.

About Tony Lombardi

Tony Lombardi
Tony is 24x7 Networks, LLC's founder (the parent of EutawStreetReport.com and RussellStreetReport.com) His work has been featured on various sports websites and he is a regular guest on 105.7 The Fan. A diehard Fab Four fan, Tony is a frustrated musician who thinks beating on the steering wheel is akin...more

4 Raves on “READING TIME 2 MINUTES: 49er Calls Suggs a [Bleeping] Loser

  1. RavensNationXXXV-XLVII on said:

    They can say what they want. overall, We won and they lost. the only losers here are the ones who didn’t win and last time I checked The Ravens did.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 
evden eve nakliyat şirketleri ofis taşımacılığı evden eve nakliye istanbul evden eve nakliyat Şehirlerarası Evden Eve Nakliyat İstanbul Nakliyat Firmaları

Hot off the street

Addition of S Will Hill a Shrewd Move

Entering training camp, the Baltimore Ravens had a pretty steady and favorable roster, save one aspect. The secondary as a whole was never a bright spot entering the 2014 season, with lack of depth...read more

CAMP RECAP: Brooks Not Yet Ready For Prime Time

Camp Week 1: What We Know and Don’t Know So Far With nearly a week of training camp practices in the books (capped off by last night’s performance at M&T Bank stadium), some of the pieces are...read more

Highlights & Disappointments from Week 1 of Camp

Training camp is a little under a week old and the Baltimore Ravens are progressing as expected. There have been highs and lows as there are each and every year, but for all the offseason issues fa...read more

BEHIND ENEMY LINES: Burning Bridges in Pittsburgh

As we enter the heart of the training camp season, let’s dive into what’s going on around the AFC North in another edition of Behind Enemy Lines.   CLEVELAND BROWNS Austin due for a big ...read more

CAMP NOTES: Smith & Smith Cross Examine Defense

The offense took the field intent on sharpening their skills in offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak's new system. It is easy to see that the Kubiak offense certainly is tight end friendly. Dennis Pit...read more

View More