Greg Mattison

Preston: Veteran Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs wants defense to be dominant again

Preston: Veteran Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs wants defense to be dominant again

Terrell Suggs has sweat pouring down his face and the T-shirt that clings to his muscular body is drenched with perspiration. Yet during a 20-second break, his mind flashes back to his first Ravens practice.

As he looks out on the field, his thoughts start to drift to 2003 and a smile comes over his face.

“That first practice, I was frozen like in ‘The Twilight Zone,’” said Suggs, who is entering his 15th NFL season. “I remember the guys we had on that team because that defensive unit was so special that [then-Ravens coach] Brian Billick didn’t touch it. He made some minor adjustments when there was some miscues here and there.

“But he...

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