Chiefs claim Terrell Suggs, keeping him from Ravens

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You knew some AFC team would claim Terrell Suggs to keep him from returning to the Ravens if nothing else. One did.

The Chiefs have been awarded the pass rusher, a source told PFT.

That means the Titans didn’t put in a claim, which was speculated because of Suggs’ familiarity with coordinator Dean Pees’ defense. The Steelers also were among the teams ahead of the Chiefs in the waiver claim pecking order, so they didn’t put in a claim either.

Now comes the watch to see if Suggs will report to Kansas City.

He threatened last week not to report to any team except the Ravens, who have the final waiver claim. Suggs, though, would be turning down the $352,940 he’s owed for the final two weeks of his 2019 salary.

Suggs made 5.5 sacks and four forced fumbles in his 13 games with the Cardinals.

27 responses to “Chiefs claim Terrell Suggs, keeping him from Ravens

  1. I’m surprised he lasted that long before someone claimed him. The Chiefs sure could use him if he decides to play.

  2. I dont see the point in Releasing a player for one thats not going to show. Just seems like a dirty play by the Chiefs, i thought they stopped that dirty stuff after they got rid of Dorsey

  3. Time to see how much hot air Suggs is full of.
    Something tells me he will swallow his pride, collect the $300k+ and then retire.

  4. Imagine a team blocking 38 year old replacement level Tony Gonzalez from going back to KC before he retired. I hope KC gets destroyed every game they play, forever. Amen.

  5. Great player on the backside of his career who wants a chance at a ring. That chance runs thru KC. He’ll report and give it everything he’s got. Welcome to the Chiefs Kingdom, Terrell!

  6. I’ll be surprised if he shows. At his age, I just don’t see him wanting to start over and learn a new defensive system this late in the year. And if KC did it just to keep him from the Ravens, I don’t think that was smart. I would much rather have a 37 year old, slow Suggs chasing after Mahomes than a 24 year old Tyus Bowser and a 24 year old Jaylon Ferguson. One advantage the Chiefs had the two times they’ve played the Ravens with Lamar at QB is that while the Ravens D had a lot of veterans, they didn’t have speed to keep up with KC. This Defense that has climbed to the 6th best in the league as opposed to 25th when they played the Chiefs earlier in the year is they got a lot faster by bringing in Fort, Bynes, and Peters. You combine that with their young OLBs getting more snaps, and Tony Jefferson, who was being abused in the Chiefs game, being replaced by Chuck Clark, I would’ve gladly invited Suggs to join the Ravens to take snaps away from some of the younger faster players LOL.

  7. Way to show no class KC. Probable hell of gamer states publicly he only wants to go one place…. no the ravens don’t need him but why in the world would they think he would go hard to knock the ravens out. Just dumb or thinking. Or maybe just vindictive. Doubt he shows like he said

  8. These people chiming in cause they think KC just grabbed Suggs to block the Ravens are uneducated. KC lost another DE this weekend in Okafor. Just so happens the best available player at a position of need is Suggs.

  9. For what its worth, Suggs was completely nonexistent when he played the Ravens earlier this season.

    1 solo tackle, 0 sacks, 0 TFL. Little to no impact. The Ravens would run their offense right at him due to his age and lack of speed at this point. I can see him contributing to the Chiefs, but i don’t anticipate him being a difference maker should Baltimore and KC play. If KC wins, it won’t be because of him.

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