Terrell Suggs isn’t very good at sharing.
The Ravens’ linebacker just keeps hoarding all the AFC Defensive Player of the Week awards for himself.
Suggs was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week today after recording three sacks and three forced fumbles in Sunday’s win over the Colts. It’s the third time this season and second time in the last three weeks that Suggs has earned Player of the Week honors.
Including linebackers Ray Lewis and Jarret Johnson, the Ravens have won the award five times this season.
Overall, the Ravens have earned Player of the Week honors in four consecutive weeks, with running back Ray Rice and wide receiver Torrey Smith taking home the Offensive Player of the Week award during that span.
As I mentioned yesterday, Suggs is in the middle of the best season of his career, and has now recorded a career-high 13 sacks, six forced fumbles and two interceptions through just 13 games.
He’s stepped up his game the last four weeks with Lewis out with a toe injury, and has certainly worked his way into the mix for the AP Defensive Player of the Year award.
“I don’t think there’s a defensive player in the League who is playing better than Terrell Suggs right now,” head coach John Harbaugh said yesterday. “He seems like he gets better every week. The work ethic is really unparalleled.”