Cook: Ravens' Suggs talks good game, but he plays better one

November 04, 2011|By Ron Cook, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

PITTSBURGH — Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs said we should feel free to use his sound bite as we see fit.

I took him up on the offer.

I typed it up and read it to Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

"All hats off to the Pittsburgh Steelers. We respect them to death. But today was our day. Big Ben, you know he's a great quarterback. God can have his soul, but his ass belongs to me."

That was Suggs after he sacked Roethlisberger three times and forced two fumbles in the Ravens' 35-7 win Sept. 11 in Baltimore. Roethlisberger had a terrible day, throwing three interceptions and losing two fumbles -- three if you count a botched handoff to running back Rashard Mendenhall -- as part of a seven-turnover afternoon.

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