There is news today that the Detroit Lions will not place the franchise tag on Ndamukong Suh. Both Damon Harrison and Kenrick Ellis are free agents, so it naturally begs the question as to whether the New York Jets should try to sign Suh. Suh is, of course, one of the premier defensive tackles in the league. He is arguably the best, and will seek a contract that could possibly make him the highest paid defensive player, or at least in that range.
It goes without saying that Suh would make the team's strongest position group even stronger. The defensive line could possibly go from one of the best in the league to the most dominant. However, it would cost a pretty penny to afford Suh, and with the likely re-signing of Muhammad Wilkerson, and the eventual re-signing of Sheldon Richardson, that would be a lot of money to tie up in one group. Ultimately, as much as I'd like to see Suh, Wilkerson, and Richardson together, I would have to pass on sheer cost alone. That money would be better spent upgrading other positions that have actual holes. What do you think?