The receiver bolted Seattle after getting what he called "lowballed" in negotiations. He signed a $31 million deal with the Detroit Lions instead, and went on to set career highs with 99 catches for 1,331 yards this season.
Avril, a former Detroit defensive end, went through some difficult negotiations of his own with the Lions. He was offered a three-year, $30 million deal before the 2012 season, but thought he was getting lowballed and declined it.
Suh is eligible to become a free agent in six weeks, and is expected to test the market. Johnson turns 30 years old next season, and already has started to show some initial signs of wear and tear. But Rashean Mathis thinks the Lions' next big star could already be on the roster.