“I think he is definitely a top-three left tackle in the league right now,” Suggs said Wednesday. “It was an era where it was the Walter Joneses, the Willie Roafs, and of course the greatest ever,
The numbers appear to back up Suggs' assertion. In his first three meetings with Thomas – the third overall pick in 2007 – Suggs accumulated three sacks. But in the five contests since then, Suggs has registered just one sack.
"He is very strong," Suggs said of Thomas. "He is very disciplined with his hands. He is very athletic. He is more athletic than people give him credit for."
Browns coach Pat Shurmur returned the favor during his conference call with Baltimore media Wednesday, marveling at Suggs' nine sacks this season.