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Ravens franchise Suggs at LB; he says he should be DE

Updated: February 19, 2008, 2:23 PM ET
By John Clayton | ESPN.com

With no long-term contract in sight before Thursday's deadline, the Baltimore Ravens applied the team's franchise tag to linebacker Terrell Suggs on Tuesday.

The interesting twist to Suggs' franchising is whether or not it's being done at the right position. The Ravens franchised Suggs as a linebacker, which gives him a one-year tender offer at $8.065 million. Suggs claims he played more than 50 percent of the Ravens defensive snaps at defensive end, which has an $8.879 ...

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