Eagles LT Lane Johnson: Ndamukong Suh is NFL’s best defensive tackle
Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh had one of his best games of the season in his team’s 20–19 win over the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday, racking up a season-high seven tackles to go along with a sack.
“Whenever he wants to turn it on, I don’t think there’s anybody better in the league as far as a defensive tackle,” Johnson said, according to the Eagles’ website. “He’s hard to stop. He’s one of those guys, you see him lollygagging, b.s.ing and that’s what makes him dangerous. I guess he got tired of losing. He’s one of those guys, whenever he wants to turn it on, he can do it.”
At his best, Suh is one of the top defensive lineman in the league. He has been named first-team All-Pro four times since being taken with the second pick of the 2010 draft by the Detroit Lions. He is the highest-paid defensive player in the NFL after signing a six-year, $114 million contract with the Dolphins in 2015.
Through 10 games this season, Suh has only four sacks, and has played in five games in which he has made one or fewer tackles.