Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs and Raiders return man Jacoby Ford have been honored as the AFC’s defensive and special teams players of the month.
Suggs tied for an AFC-high four sacks in November, helping the Ravens win three out of four games in the month. This is Suggs’ first player of the month award, and the first defensive player of the month award for a Ravens player since Ed Reed got the honor in December of 2008.
Ford was the only NFL player with two kickoff return touchdowns in November. In his big Week 10 game against the Chiefs he became one of only two players in NFL history to top 150 kick return yards and 140 receiving yards in one game. (The other was Gary Ballman of the Steelers in 1963.)
As we previously noted, Chiefs quarterback Matt Cassel earned the offensive award,