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Suh picks up a fumble for a score against the Redskins.
Suh is the most dominant defensive line player to come out of college ever, period. People didn't think he would be able to pick up where he left off in college, and then he did. He lead the NFL for all defensive tackles in sacks.
He scored a touchdown on a fumble recovery against the Redskins on a play that showed his true dominance as Santana Moss tried to smack the ball away from him but only looked like a child playing with his daddy in the process. Suh just turned and looked at Moss as though it were some kind of practical joke he was playing as he trotted into the end-zone. That play is the symbol of the pure dominance Ndamukong Suh exhibits in the game of football. Weather it's in college, or the NFL, he simply takes control and does not give it up.
He's a hard worker. He's modest minded. He never takes a single snap off. He's not outspoken or arrogant. He is constantly trying to improve his game and do better. He is quite simply the rock of stability the Detroit Lions defense needed, and he couldn't have come at a better time.
Just this week he was awarded the Rookie of the Year award by the Sporting News. To the dismay of Sam Bradford fan's everywhere, common sense has prevailed. The Lions fans can rejoice in the first Rookie of the Year award given to a Lion since Barry Sanders was drafted in 1989. I'm sure he will get more awards and accolades before the season is over as well. As he should, but the best part is it doesn't stop there.
Ndamukong Suh is a rookie. He's got years and years to hone his craft and sharpen his skills. Most defensive tackles don't peak until later in their careers. Put that into perspective for a minute, and ask your self a question. If Suh can lead the NFL in sacks from the DT position in his rookie season, what will be be doing in 2011, 2012, 2013, or 2020?
As long as he stays healthy, and he continues to learn and grow as a player, I see no reason why Suh won't go down in history as the best Defensive tackle to ever play the game. Maybe even one of the best players to ever play the game of football. Ladies and Gentlemen, Lions fans everywhere, Suh is the piece that will anchor the Lions first Super Bowl Championship. Sometime in the next few years, Detroit's defense is going to decimate the opposition. And much of it will be directly attributed to Ndamukong Suh.