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Dave Birkett: Lions should use franchise tag on Suh

It's an obscene amount of money, almost Roger Goodell-like, and when you suggest giving it to a defensive lineman, even one as good as Ndamukong Suh, most pundits and others across the NFL shake their head in disbelief. "I just don't think you can do it. I just think it's too significant of a number," former Tampa Bay Buccaneers general manager Mark Dominik said. "I'm not holding my breath on that one," said former agent and current cap analyst Joel Corry. "That does seem absurd," said ex-Washington executive Vinny Cerrato. It may be absurd, but with contract talks dragging into their 52nd week, the Lions' best option to ensure their...

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