Ravens will honor Terrell Suggs on Sunday at Ben Roethlisberger’s last game

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Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger will play what is expected to be the final game of his NFL career on Sunday in Baltimore. And the Ravens are choosing that day to honor one of Roethlisberger’s longtime rivals.

Terrell Suggs will be at M&T Bank Stadium for Sunday’s Steelers-Ravens game and will be honored and introduced before the game, the Ravens announced.

Suggs played for the Ravens from 2003 to 2018. He then had brief stints with the Cardinals and Chiefs during the 2019 season before retiring. This will be the first time Suggs has attended a Ravens game since he retired.

Although Suggs and Roethlisberger were at times heated rivals on the field, they’ve also shown mutual respect, and they exchanged jerseys the last time they faced each other in Pittsburgh in 2018. Roethlisberger has not officially announced his retirement, but all indications are that Sunday will be his last NFL game.

32 responses to “Ravens will honor Terrell Suggs on Sunday at Ben Roethlisberger’s last game

  1. Fitting honor for Ben’s last game in Baltimore. Suggs always played like a beast against the Steelers and he was a large part of one of the NFL’s best rivalries.

  2. The Steelers fans showed their love for Big Ben. He’ll remember that day the rest of his life. He doesn’t need anything from the Ravens. He’ll see Suggs in Canton. It’s all good.

  3. The NFL was a better place when the Ravens and the Steelers had two of the best defenses in the league. There was a really long stretch when every game between the two teams was decided by 3 points or less. Always a great battle between these teams.

  4. If Ben’s last game couldn’t be in Pittsburgh I think it’s fitting that his last game be in B’more. These two greats played against each other many times. Is it possible that Suggs has the most sacks against Ben? Next stop for both of you is the HOF

  5. will they show the clip of Big Ben holding Suggs off with a stiff-arm to the helmet?

  6. To all you Steeler fans out there, don’t get your knickers in a knot. They always have a past player come back to be the “Ravens legend of the game.” For the Rams game last week, it was…. Rod Woodson!

    For me, a Ravens fan and season ticket holder, Suggs and Roethlisberger kind of defined that rivalry. I hear they are friends now, so its all good. I think the most interesting question is, will the Ravens do a tribute to Ben? Kinda conflicted on that one. Will I cheer? Probably, but let’s hope the Ravens are up by two touchdowns when that happens!

  7. If Ben wanted to do whatever he wanted for his last game, he should have played his last game in Milledgeville, GA, not Baltimore.

  8. The NFL should apologize to Roth. They had a line of players welcoming him onto the field and the TV showed him starting down the row and bingo were going to a commercial thats way more important then honoring someones long career. Maybe he wanted to be buried privately because that’s what he got from ESPN.

  9. Suggs time with the Chiefs was more than “brief stint.” He added a Super Bowl win to his Hall of Fame resume. Great player.

  10. Bush league move by the Ravens. They can’t stand to see a game be focused on Big Ben, but it really isn’t important to Steeler fans because most recognize Suggs as a worthy adversary….dirty but very Raven like. So Harbaugh’s attempted slight is laughable and his typical petty crap.

  11. @ calkcfan: if 5 games isn’t the definition of a “brief stint,” then nothing is. Don’t be obtuse.

  12. Terrell Suggs may not be loved in Pittsburgh but he sends a very different message than somebody like Vontaze Burfict.

    Not taking sides in any rivalry, but this IS a rivalry and I think it’s awesome to bring a little juice for the fans. Ben can’t have the limelight in their stadium, c’mon now.

  13. Bush league move by the Ravens. They can’t stand to see a game be focused on Big Ben, but it really isn’t important to Steeler fans because most recognize Suggs as a worthy adversary….dirty but very Raven like. So Harbaugh’s attempted slight is laughable and his typical petty crap.
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    Yeah. I mean we wouldn’t wanna see the game focused on the possible playoff spot that could be in the balance for both teams instead of a guy who moves like a file cabinet now. It’s not always about Ben and the Steelers, you know?

  14. As a ravens fan I hate big Ben. But I will stand and clap sunday to show my respect to a hall of fame career.

  15. Longtime Steeler fan. Not a Ben fan.

    I am totally embarrassed when my fellow Steeler’s fans (especially with daughters) wear Big Ben jerseys.

    How quickly they forgot.

    It’s about time. The franchise has needed to move on for a few years now.

  16. Maybe the pair of them, Big Ben and T-Sizzle should go together on a lap of honour round the stadium – That’d be cool!

  17. Ben will be first ballot HOF, no doubt, regardless of the haters in here whom he repeatedly won against for 18 yrs. Suggs – well if he represents the best the Ravens have to offer? Good for them.

  18. Ben has played the Ravens 26 times.
    He has thrown 42 TDs, 24 INTs, and been sacked 61 times. More than any other opponent.

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