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Haloti Ngata underwent brain tests before returning to Detroit Lions

Haloti Ngata is a 33-year-old All-Pro defensive tackle who has been in the NFL since 2006. After his first 10 seasons in the league, Ngata wanted to do something practical before ensuring his return for an 11th season – get his brain tested. Ngata recently re-signed with the Detroit Lions for 2017 after playing for them over the past two seasons. But before he put the pen to...
Via The Comeback
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Haloti Ngata has neurologist’s approval to play this season

If Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata decided to retire this offseason, it wouldn’t have been a shock.Ngata is 33 and a lot older than other players who have called it a career because of concussion concerns. Ngata also is mindful of the toll football can take on the brain. That’s why he consulted a neurologist before deciding to return for a 12th season.“I went and...
Via The Sports Daily
May 04, 2017  |  Discuss

Haloti Ngata informs Lions he’ll play in 2017

Haloti Ngata is coming back for his 12th season. The 33-year-old defensive tackle informed the Detroit Lions that he intends to play in 2017. According to the MMQB’s Albert Breer, the team’s staff was uncertain that Ngata, who re-signed with Detroit on a two-year deal last offseason, would be returning. A five-time Pro Bowl selection earlier in his career with the Baltimore Ravens...
Via The Sports Daily
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Report: Haloti Ngata tells Lions he plans to play in 2017

The Detroit Lions entered the offseason wondering if Haloti Ngata would return in 2017. According to a report, the defensive tackle will be back. Ngata’s career has been an unquestioned success. He was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in 2006 and was a part of Baltimore’s Super Bowl XLVII winning squad. Ngata has made five Pro Bowls (2009-2013) and from 2008-2012 he earned either...
Via Sportsnaut
March 06, 2017  |  Discuss

Ravens commit tampering violation, show it on Twitter

By Vincent Frank It hasn’t necessarily been a good past 12 months for the Baltimore Ravens. From the entire Ray Rice scandal to the organization’s response to it, things have not gone right for owner Steve Bisciotti and company. If at all possible, it’s been an even worse year for the Ravens social media team. None of this changed on Wednesday evening when the Ravens unknowingly...
Via Sportsnaut
April 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Acquiring Haloti Ngata should come with more change for Detroit Lions defense

As I write this it’s been nearly two full days since The Great Trade Hour of 2015, which is still difficult to fully comprehend. It’s a rare day when the acquisition of Haloti Ngata, a five-time All Pro, can be overshadowed. Jimmy Graham will have that effect, as will any Jimmy Graham-level player who moves to a team that’s been to the last two Super Bowls. But Ngata somewhat...
Via This Given Sunday
March 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Haloti Ngata traded to Detroit Lions

By Larry Brown The Detroit Lions may have lost Ndamukong Suh in free agency, but they are at least trying to fill his shoes. The Baltimore Ravens confirmed they have traded Pro Bowl DT Haloti Ngata to the Lions. Ngata, 31, is still one of the best defensive tackles in football, and it appears the Lions do not mind picking him up despite his $16 million cap charge for the upcoming...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ngata took Adderall to keep up with his kids

The holidays can be a stressful time for everyone — just ask Haloti Ngata. The Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle was suspended for four games earlier this week for violating the NFL’s drug policy. Ngata tested positive for Adderall, and his reasoning for using the drug is one you don’t always hear. Ngata reportedly insists he wasn’t trying to gain an edge by taking the...
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata suspended four games

In what amounts to a major blow to the Baltimore Ravens' playoff hopes, starting defensive tackle Haloti Ngata was suspended four games by the NFL for violating its performance enhancing drug policy. Ngata took responsibility for his actions in what looks to be a prepared statement.  I made a mistake, and I own this. I took Adderall and take full responsibility for doing...
Via Sportsnaut
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens’ Haloti Ngata Suspended Four Games For Violating NFL PED Policy

This embed is invalid" /> The Baltimore Ravens will be without one of their best defensive players as they push for the playoffs. Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata has been suspended four games by the NFL for violating the league’s performance-enhancing substance policy, the Ravens announced Thursday. The five-time Pro Bowler is eligible to return for...
December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

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