Detroit Lions: Defensive tackle analysis

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit With the Detroit Lions out of the playoffs, I’ve decided to analyze each starting...
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Lions' Ngata: Pro Bowl DE Ansah is just 'scratching the surface'

Detroit Lions defensive end Ezekiel Ansah made his first career Pro Bowl appearance over the weekend. Veteran teammate Haloti Ngata is confident that it wasn't his last.Ngata, who has made five career Pro Bowls himself, compared Ansah's coming of age to his own experience in 10 NFL seasons. He foresees a bright future for the blooming pass-rusher.Via Lions senior writer Tim Twentyman...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Lions' Haloti Ngata: 'I would love to stay' in Detroit

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata is 32 years old and nearing free agency. The team will have to make a decision on his future this spring, allowing him to either sign elsewhere as an unrestricted free agent or return to Detroit at a drastically reduced rate.After a down year, Ngata hopes that the Lions want to have him back for another season.Via Dave Birkett of the Detroit...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata wants to remain with team next season

Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata is more known for his nine years with the Baltimore Ravens, than his one year with the Detroit Lions. That’s not deterring the veteran from wanting to stay in the motor city. Ngata, who is scheduled for free-agency, expressed his desire to remain with the Lions for next season and beyond. “I’d love to stay, he said, via the Lions official website...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Veteran DT Haloti Ngata “Love To Stay” With Lions

Lions impending free agent DT Haloti Ngata said he would “love to stay” in Detroit for the foreseeable future. “I’d love to stay,” Ngata said, via Tim Twentyman of DetroitLions.com. “I love what coach (Jim) Caldwell has done here. I love playing under him and coach Kris (Kocurek). I feel like I got in a groove at the end of the season and hopefully I can play a full...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Haloti Ngata traded to Detroit Lions

The Detroit Lions may have lost Ndamukong Suh in free agency, but they are at least trying to fill his shoes. Baltimore Ravens reporter Aaron Wilson says the Lions have acquired Haloti Ngata from the Ravens in a trade.
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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...
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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 this...
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December 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Haloti Ngata hits the beach, brings the gun show

Haloti Ngata is one of the few Ravens who isn’t in attendance at OTAs this week, and now, we have a little bit of a better idea what the Ravens’ bruiser has been up to. Ravens 24/7 posted a photo of Ngata to their Facebook account that shows the former University of Oregon standout on the beach with a boogie board:   (Ngata was actually considered for the role of Bruce Banner...
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June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Could this be Ngata’s last year in Baltimore?

The Ravens are a franchise predicated on defense — tough, stingy defense, at that.  And for all of the praise that Ray Lewis garnered (rightfully so, mind you) for his stalwart career, much of his success would be impossible had it not been for the mammoths in the middle. The unsung heroes of successful defenses, defensive tackles are responsible for occupying space and blockers...
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March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

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