Mayhew said he hasn't considered the possibly of trading Suh: "I haven't really given that any thought," he said.
The 27-year-old Suh is coming off an All-Pro season. He improved his run-stuffing ability and continues to collapse the pocket. An extension would tie up a lot of the Lions' cap in three players -- along with Matthew Stafford and Calvin Johnson -- but Mayhew views the tackle as the most important building block on defense.
A few other notes from Mayhew: