Terrell Suggs has added another accomplishment to his already impressive season.
The Ravens outside linebacker was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Month for December/January after a stretch that included five sacks, four forced fumbles and 22 tackles. The Ravens went 4-1 during that time and clinched the AFC North title with a win over the Bengals on Sunday.
“That’s a Defensive Player of the Year right there,” Head Coach John Harbaugh told his team in the locker room after the win over Cincinnati.
Suggs is on a short list of candidates to be the NFL’s Defensive MVP, but he has consistently emphasized his focus is not on individual accolades.
“I would really like to be a Super Bowl champion,” Suggs said. “That’s what my heart is set on.”
Suggs has 70 tackles, 14 sacks, two interceptions and a franchise-record seven forced fumbles on the season.