Long before linebacker Ray Lewis decided it was his time to walk away from the hard-hitting game he had become the face of, teammate Terrell Suggs started to realize that time was running out.
Not just for Lewis, but for himself and many of his teammates.
Last season, as Suggs chased down quarterbacks in a bid for his first Lombardi Trophy, he spoke more than once about how the window to achieve that "football immortality" was slowly sliding shut.
On Friday, as Lewis sat at his locker at the team's practice facility for possibly the last time, the only urgency Suggs showed was in escaping the locker room. But reminded by a reporter about his past comments about...