Detroit Lions defensive lineman Hdamukong Suh was named the Associated Press 2010 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year, on Friday. The Associated Press, courtesy of espn.com, has the story, below.

Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions rests on the bench during a game against the Green Bay Packers at Lambeau Field on October 3, 2010 in Green Bay, Wisconsin. The Packers defeated the Lions 28-26.

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When Ndamukong Suh heard people call him the best player available in the draft, he didn't gloat. He took it as a challenge.

"It was something to live up to," Suh said.

Did he ever.

The Detroit Lions tackle won The Associated Press 2010 NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year award on Friday.

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