Season over before it started: Ravens star linebacker likely out for year

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The Baltimore Ravens suffered a HUGE blow to their defense when it was announced that star linebacker Terrell Suggs has suffered a torn Achilles. According to reports, Suggs suffered the injury while playing a friendly game of basketball.

He was named the NFL’s Defensive Player of the Year last season.

Ravens LB Terrell Suggs is expected to undergo surgery on his torn Achilles next week. He is likely out for the 2012 season.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 3, 2012

Terrell Suggs tore his Achilles while hooping at the gym. Guess he balls TOO hard.

— Peyton's Head (@PeytonsHead) May 3, 2012

Terrell Suggs tears his Achilles playing hoops in Arizona and is out for the season. It's early May and there's already a huge loss.

— Cindy Boren (@CindyBoren) May 3, 2012

Ravens LB Terrell Suggs turns 30 in October. Fair to wonder, after a torn Achilles, if we'll ever see him produce at the same level again.

— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) May 3, 2012

So Terrell Suggs looks like ur gonna have a long offseason, try to stay away from pouring bleach on ur wife

— B Cooper (@CrashBandicoops) May 3, 2012

Rip Terrell Suggs nfl career

— NOT CASEY HORNER (@chorner12) May 3, 2012

Terrell Suggs out for the football season for playing basketball. The irony.

— (@MurderIClaim) May 3, 2012

Terrell Suggs tears Achilles tendon playing basketball. At least we can't blame Billy Cundiff for kicking him, he would've missed

— Evil Mike Tomlin (@EvilMikeTomlin) May 3, 2012

If any fball players need more incentive not to play bball in offseason..Terrell Suggs out for 2012 with torn Achilles from playin bball.

— Coach Hughes (@ghughes7) May 3, 2012

Wow Terrell Suggs. Proving once again why pro non-basketball players should not play competitive basketball. #ravens #ouch

— Andy Odenbach (@THEEODENBACH) May 3, 2012

i dont understand how seasond athletes injury them self playing recreation-ally, Terrell suggs tore his achilles playing basketball really?

— Rubberband man (@undrgrndtwats) May 3, 2012

it dnt look good for the Ravens this year now that Terrell Suggs out for the year.. That Ravens and Steeler rival aint gne b the same

— Quenton Cunningham (@HardHitter53) May 3, 2012

UPDATE: We’ll never know for sure, but Suggs is now saying he tore his Achilles during a conditioning test, NOT while playing basketball.

Ravens' Terrell Suggs is saying he tore his Achilles while conditioning and not while playing basketball this past weekend

— Anthony Caruso 3rd (@AnthonyCaruso3) May 3, 2012

NFL News: Suggs is now telling ESPN that he hurt his Achilles during a conditioning test.

— The Majors (@tmsnx) May 3, 2012

Ofcourse Suggs is going to say he was injured running conditioning tests…there's millions of dollars at steak #Ravens

— TheRealJMang0 (@JMang0) May 3, 2012

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