3 Episodes of Greatness: Taking a look at the amazing career of Terrell Suggs

After 16 seasons with the Ravens, Suggs will be inducted into the the Ravens Ring of Honor

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Episode 2: Suggs becomes a Raven for the long haul

After the 2008 season, Suggs resigned long-term with the Ravens on a 6-year, $62.5 million contract that would run through the 2014 season. After a down season in the first year of his contract, Suggs returned to form with double-digit sacks for the first time since 2004. Suggs recorded 11 sacks and 18 tackles for loss leading to his 4th Pro Bowl appearance in 2010.

But in 2011, Suggs would have the best season of his career and easily one of the best in franchise history. Suggs would set career-highs in sacks with 14, tackles for loss with 20, and forced fumbles with 7. He would also grab 2 more interceptions with 6 pass deflections. Suggs was the most dominant defensive player in the NFL that year, leading to a Defensive Player of the Year award, his only All-Pro first-team selection, and his 5th Pro Bowl.

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Suggs would miss half of the 2012 season due to an Achilles injury, but he was able to make a huge impact on the Ravens Super Bowl run. He recorded a forced fumble and 2 sacks in the playoffs, helping the Ravens hoist the Lombardi for the first time since 2000.

Suggs would combine for 22 sacks and 29 tackles for loss over the 2013-2014 seasons. His consistent play and production led to another Pro Bowl and even some Comeback Player of the Year consideration in 2013 (finishing 6th).