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Ndamukong Suh's lack of friendships with quarterbacks not shocking

Ndamukong Suh, the Lions defensive tackle who would like to be known for his ferocious, effective play, but is likely to be more recognized for his kicking of Matt Schaub's junk, is not friends with a lot of NFL quarterbacks.

Ndamukong Suh's lack of friendships with quarterbacks not shocking

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) stares at Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) in the third quarter of their NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh (90) stares at Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers (12) in the third quarter of their NFL football game in Detroit, Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

Ndamukong Suh, the Lions defensive tackle who would like to be known for his ferocious, effective play, but is likely to be more recognized for his kicking of Matt Schaub's junk, is not friends with a lot of NFL quarterbacks.

Not surprising, given his passion for hurting them physically. But this past offseason, Suh spent some time with Aaron Rodgers at a youth football camp, where the two appeared to get along well.

So, what's the deal, Suh? Losing that edge? You and Rodgers booking a tandem bicycle for the weekend as the Lions head to Green Bay in Week 5?

"I don't think I'll ever be able to have a friend as a quarterback, especially one I see twice a year."
--Ndamukong Suh, via Kevin Patra

For now, Suh and Rodgers' friendship will have to take the form of fleeting glances and grudging respect, until next offseason, when Suh isn't trying to break one of Rodgers' teammate's skulls.

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