Originally written on NFL Injury Report  |  Last updated 10/20/14

OWINGS MILLS, MD - MAY 13: Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata #92 of the Baltimore Ravens stretches during the Ravens mini-camp on May 13, 2006 in Owings Mills, Maryland. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)
The new Super Bowl Champions, the Baltimore Ravens, are upbeat for more good news today with the optimistic outlook that Haloti Ngata will not require surgery on his left knee, The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson reported Monday. Ngata missed most of the second half of Sunday's Super Bowl XLVII victory after San Francisco 49ers guard Aaron Boone fell into the back of his leg. He has an MRI scheduled for Tuesday, but Ngata was seen walking around the team hotel in New Orleans on Monday without crutches. The Ravens reportedly would be surprised if there was any major damage to Ngata's knee. They're hoping it's simply a sprained medial collateral ligament -- they'll certainly take that over a tear. Ngata finished the regular season with 51 tackles and five sacks. Follow @TheNFLInjuryRpt !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src="http://www.thenflinjuryreport.com//platform.twitter.com/widgets.js";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs"); var _gaq = _gaq || []; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-34100676-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']); (function() { var ga = document.createElement('script'); ga.type = 'text/javascript'; ga.async = true; ga.src = ('https:' == document.location.protocol ? 'https://ssl' : 'http://www') + '.google-analytics.com/ga.js'; var s = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; s.parentNode.insertBefore(ga, s); })();
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