It's a threat that's not taken lighly.
"He's a beast" said cornerback Zackary Bowman who knows better than most.
Bowman was a junior college transfer at University of Nebraska when he came across freshman Ndamukong Suh in a campus parking lot.
"Suh literally picks up a car from the front, lifts up the whole thing!" Bowman recalled while shaking his head at the sight. "I'm like, get out of here."
Now, it wasn't an SUV but the legend of Suh is growing more and more into a reality.
Second overall draft pick in 2010, NFL Defensive Rookie of the Year with 10 sacks his debut season. This year he's already picked up a pair of sacks and a whole lot of nasty.
"I don't think you're going to change his game" Bears quarterback Jay Cutler said. "He's said it publicly, just ask him he'll tell you all about himself."
Bowman went even further calling Suh "dirty".
"He will do something nasty, cheapshot, cheap hit, he's known for that" Bowman pointed out, "That's the type of player that he wants to be in this league ... some teams do fear him, that's his mindset."
Suh loves it and makes no excuses.
"That's how I got to where I am today" the Lions Defensive tackle told Chicago reporters.
Plus it doesn't help being shown the way by another Cornhusker & Detroit Lion teammate Kyle Vanden Bosch.
Bears offensive linemen didn't want to give Suh too much credit, knowing the front four of the Lions line produces a challenge all the way across the board.
"Keep him away from the quarterback" Center Roberto Garza said, "is the best way of keeping Suh out of the conversation. "