As Pro Football Focus wraps up their 101 best players of the 2014 season, we find that yet another Raven is ranked on the list. Outside linebacker Terrell Suggs comes in at number 48 overall.
It's little surprise since Terrell Suggs had one of his best seasons as a pro. Amassing 12 sacks to go with 39 tackles and an interception in the playoffs to help seal the deal against the Pittsburgh Steelers in their Wild Card matchup. He was equally impressive as a run stopper, helping the Ravens to be a top ranked defense yet again.
PFF was impressed with all facets of Suggs' game as they brought up the fact that Suggs was the only 3-4 linebacker to score double digit grades in run defense and rushing the passer.
At 32 years old, the Ravens were able to lock Suggs up until the 2019 season with a $20.7 million deal that should see him retire in purple. Along with Elvis Dumervil, the Ravens have one of the best pass rush tandems in the league, even if they are both aging rapidly. However, general manager Ozzie Newsome clearly has a plan in place after drafting Za'Darius Smith to replace the departed youngster Pernell McPhee.
The ranking of Suggs at this spot is a grand departure from where he placed on the NFL's top 100 players list. On there, Suggs found that he dropped 58 spots to number 84 overall. The metrics disagree with the NFL though as they find Suggs to be one of the best at his position despite his age.