When I was a guest on "Mike & Mike" this week, I made the comment that Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was the best free agent to hit the open market since Reggie White signed with the Green Bay Packers in 1993. Now, I don't mean to say he's quite the same caliber of player or that he has the same presence off the field, but to me, he is this generation's Reggie White: a defensive player who is hitting the open market with the potential to change a franchise with his impact.
I've heard from a few people asking how I can place Suh above guys like quarterbacks Peyton Manning and Drew Brees of the past few years, but remember, both of those guys carried significant injury risks at the time they hit the open market. Suh hasn't missed a game due to injury in his five-year career, one of the many reasons he's a player any NFL team would love to have on its roster. White, along with quarterback Brett Favre, helped change the Packers' franchise, and Suh has the potential to do the same for his next team.
What makes him a 32-team free agent, and which teams should (and could) make a big run at him? Let's take a look.