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Terrell Suggs, outside linebacker
GS: 8 | GP: 8 | Snaps: 408
Season in review: The fact that Terrell Suggs played at all last season after tearing his Achilles tendon last April was pretty remarkable. That he returned in late October was unprecedented. Understandably, Suggs wasn't as productive as he was in 2011, when he was the NFL's Defensive Player of the Year. But his return coincided with the turnaround of a defense that played well enough for the Ravens to win the Super Bowl. Suggs, who tore his biceps in December, too, had four sacks in 12 games, including the playoffs.
Signature moment: After Suggs stunned the football world by returning early from that torn Achilles to play against the Houston Texans in Week 7, it took little time for him to make his presence known. In the first quarter of that game, Suggs brought down Texans quarterback Matt Schaub hard for a sack.
Stat that stands out: 12 -- of Paul Kruger's 13.5 sacks, including playoffs, came after Suggs returned.
Pro Football Focus grade: -10.3 overall | -15.9 as a pass rusher | +5.3 against the run | +0.7 in coverage.
Outlook for 2013 and beyond: Suggs should be at full strength, or close to it, once training camp rolls around, and you have to figure he will be much more productive with four limbs that actually work. He turned 31 in October, so Father Time could sack him soon, but there is little reason to believe that he can't play at or near a Pro Bowl level in 2013, especially with Elvis Dumervil on the other side of the line.
April 23, 2013