Report: Ndamukong Suh, Buccaneers finalizing 1-year deal
The Tampa Bay Buccaneers and defensive lineman Ndamukong Suh are reportedly working on a 1-year deal to keep the former Husker in the organization through at least the 2021 season.
NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport reported the news on Wednesday morning.
Suh has been with Tampa Bay since the 2019 season and helped the franchise win a Super Bowl during the 2020 season. It was Suh’s first championship in his successful career in the NFL.
The #Bucs are finalizing a 1-year deal to re-sign DT Ndamukong Suh, source said. Another Super Bowl champ headed back to Tampa.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 24, 2021
Suh started all 16 regular season games for the Bucs during the 2020 season and was credited with 44 tackles, 6 sacks, 2 passes defended and a forced fumble. In the playoffs, he totaled 10 tackles and 1.5 sacks.
This year’s postseason appearance by Tampa Bay marked just the fifth time in Suh’s career he played in the playoffs. He made two trips with the Detroit Lions (2011 and 2014), one with the Miami Dolphins (2016) and again with the Los Angeles Rams (2018).
In his career, Suh has piled up 563 tackles, 64.5 sacks, 8 fumble recoveries, 5 forced fumbles and an interception. He’s a five-time Pro Bowl selection and a three-time First-Team All-Pro.