Evan Dietrich-Smith

Lions won't use franchise tag on Ndamukong Suh

Lions won't use franchise tag on Ndamukong Suh

Ndamukong Suh appears set to hit the free-agent market.

According to multiple reports, including one on the Detroit Lions' official website, the team has decided not to use the franchise tag on Suh, meaning one of the most dominant defensive linemen in the NFL will become an unrestricted free agent on March 10.

Had the Lions opted to tag Suh, he would have cost them nearly $27 million for the 2015 season, with no guarantee he'd be sticking around any longer.

Some might feel such a move would have been worth it for the Lions, who last season went 11-5, finished second in the NFC North and made the playoffs for only the second time this century.

The two sides have...

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