Terrell Suggs famously refuses to say New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady's name, but now, he might have to. The Ravens outside linebacker has been appearing on the NFL Network as part of its Super Bowl coverage, and Brady is basically the star attraction.
Suggs, a former Arizona State star, has plenty of reason to be in Arizona, where the Super Bowl activities seem to be spread out around Phoenix and Glendale, Ariz. He's even hosting a party this week. And according to this tweet, he just showed up at their Arizona home base and said he was working for the NFL Network this week.
When the two teams played in the playoffs, Suggs feigned shock when he heard Brady said something nice about him -- but still only called him the quarterback for the New England Patriots. Brady said he didn't care what Suggs called him, and considering he has a game to play, probably won't know this time whether he does or not.
Between this and coach John Harbaugh's gig Sunday on NBC's Super Bowl pregame show, it seems like the Ravens are quite visible in this week's Super Bowl buildup.
We had ESPN on in the office Tuesday, so maybe I missed him name-dropping Brady. Let me know if he did. But let's put it to you all. Would Suggs be wrong to relent in this setting and call Brady by name, or should he stick to his guns?