Haloti Ngata RUMORS & NEWS

  • Haloti Ngata would love to stay in Detroit

    Detroit Lions "The Detroit Lions and Haloti Ngata have yet to talk about a new contract that could keep the veteran defensive tackle in Detroit for the 2016 season. Those conversations are expected to begin after Lions GM Bob Quinn returns from Senior Bowl practices next week. “We haven’t been talking just..." January 23

  • Lions' Levy will play Sunday vs. Cardinals, Ngata ruled out

    The Score "Detroit Lions linebacker DeAndre Levy will make his season debut Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals, but defensive tackle Haloti Ngata has been ruled out of the game. Levy was expected to make his return after having been a full participant in practice all week after recovering from a hip..." October 09

  • Ngata needs MRI; Walker suffered 'significant' injury

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Lions will be without one of their starting defensive tackles likely for the rest of the season, and the other is scheduled to undergo an MRI today. Haloti Ngata left Monday's 13-10 loss to the Seattle Seahawks with a calf injury that he said will require further testing today, and..." October 06

  • Ngata says he’ll play with chip on shoulder since trade

    Detroit Free Press "Haloti Ngata admitted he would play with a chip on his shoulder this season after the Baltimore Ravens discarded him in a trade with the Detroit Lions. “Yeah, a little bit,” Ngata said quietly. “You want to kind of show your old team they’re missing out. “But it is a business and so they had..." September 02

  • Haloti Ngata feels he has a lot to prove when he returns

    NFL.com "Haloti Ngata isn’t quite sure exactly when he’ll be back on the field due to a strained hamstring injury he’s been dealing with since before camp began. But when he is ready to return, he says he has a lot to prove to himself. It’s hard to imagine a player like Ngata, who's played in five Pro..." August 24

  • Caldwell unsure if Ngata will be ready by Week 1

    Detroit Free Press "Two weeks ago, Jim Caldwell sounded confident the Detroit Lions would have Haloti Ngata in their Week 1 lineup. Today, he took a step back from that position. Hours after the Lions activated LaAdrian Waddle and Jason Jones off the physically unable to perform list, Caldwell said he's not sure..." August 24

  • 193d
    Tim Twentyman @ttwentyman

    Mayhew also said he's had talks with Ngata's agent about an extension and will continue to do so as long as talks continue to be productive

  • Haloti Ngata lands on non-football injury list

    Pro Football Talk "When it became clear that the Lions wouldn’t hold onto defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, one of the first things they did was swing a deal with the Ravens to acquire behemoth Haloti Ngata. Ngata’s training camp debut is going to have to wait, however. The team announced Monday that Ngata has been..." August 03

  • Ngata: 'Never been a part of a defense' like Lions

    CSN Baltimore "Haloti Ngata seems to have a short memory. Ngata, who spent nine seasons anchoring the Ravens defense before being traded to the Lions this spring, told the Detroit Free Press recently that he has "never been a part of a defense" like that of the Lions. "You have so many athletes: (Jason..." July 09

  • Haloti Ngata 'hasn't thought' about new deal in Detroit

    NFL.com "Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata heard from a lot of shocked friends and family members when the Ravens traded him. He then had to explain why he wasn't all that surprised. "The closer we got to free agency, I thought it could be a possibility," Ngata told The MMQB. "It didn't surprise..." June 30

  • Lions' newest DT Ngata makes presence felt

    Detroit News "Lions defensive tackle Haloti Ngata participated in mandatory minicamp this week after missing the last two weeks of organized team activities. On Tuesday, Ngata filled right back in as the starting left defensive tackle and looked just as fit as he has for much of his previous nine seasons..." June 17

  • Ngata still trying to adapt to Lions' style of play

    Detroit Free Press "Haloti Ngata's transition to a new defense hasn't been seamless. For the first nine years of his NFL career, Ngata played in a 3-4 scheme in which he was asked to occupy blockers, diagnose plays and stuff the run. The Detroit Lions want Ngata to play more upfield, splitting double teams and..." May 28

  • Ngata trade hit Twitter before Lions told Caldwell

    Detroit News "General manager Martin Mayhew recently described how the Lions landed Haloti Ngata in a trade, but president Tom Lewand shared one quirky detail last week at the team's annual town hall meeting with season-ticket holders. According to Lewand, news of the deal with the Baltimore Ravens was on..." April 07

  • Ngata: Rice would be "great addition" to Lions

    CSN Baltimore "With Justin Forsett re-signed by the Ravens and DeMarco Murray landed in Philadelphia, the free agent pool of running backs is thinning considerably. Yet one player who remains very much available is Ray Rice, who has been a free agent since late November, when he won his appeal against the..." March 13

  • 340d
    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Here are terms of BALT-DET trade: Lions receive Haloti Ngata and 7th-round pick while Baltimore gets 4th- and 5th-round picks, per source.

  • Lions get tackle Haloti Ngata from Ravens

    Detroit News "The Lions didn't wait until the start of free agency to find a replacement for Ndamukong Suh. The Ravens announced just before 4 p.m. that they were trading Haloti Ngata to the Lions, giving Detroit a two-time first-team All-Pro and five-time Pro Bowler to plug the massive hole left when Suh..." March 10

  • Can the Ravens hold on to Ngata?

    CSN Baltimore "Ngata's contract is set to count $16 million against the Ravens' salary cap next season, and both sides know the deal has to be restructured if the defensive lineman is to remain in the Charm City" March 01

  • Ravens welcome Haloti Ngata back from suspension

    USA Today "Following a four-game suspension, 340-pound defensive lineman Haloti Ngata is back with the Baltimore Ravens just in time to throw his weight around in Saturday night's wild-card game at the Pittsburgh Steelers. "It's time to turn everything up. It's the playoffs, and so it's just an exciting..." December 31

  • Report: Haloti Ngata Says He Took Adderall To Gain Energy For Dealing With Kids

    NESN "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..." December 08

  • Ravens' Haloti Ngata suspended four games by NFL

    NFL.com "The Baltimore Ravens will finish the regular season without the services of Haloti Ngata. The Pro Bowl defensive tackle has been suspended by the NFL for the next four games for violating the league's policy on performance enhancing substances, the team announced on Thursday." December 04

  • Haloti Ngata rejected 'long-term' deal from Ravens

    NFL.com "The Baltimore Ravens opened up a prairie land of cap space in February when they agreed to a four-year contract extension with pass rusher Terrell Suggs that lifted $4 million off the books. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported on Tuesday's edition of "NFL Total Access" that Baltimore's front..." April 16

  • Haloti Ngata encouraged by how his knee feels

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens nose tackle Haloti Ngata is encouraged about how his sprained left knee is coming around heading into Thursday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Ngata returned to start in a 19-3 win over the New York Jets on Sunday after missing one game against the Chicago Bears. Ngata had..." November 27

  • Ravens' additions could keep Ngata at nose

    CSN Baltimore "At this point of the off-season, there aren’t many positions where you can use the word “additions” in reference to the Ravens. But defensive line is that one spot. The additions — see, there’s that word — of Chris Canty and Marcus Spears are expected to have an impact not just for what they..." March 23

  • Source: Minor MCL sprain for Haloti Ngata, no surgery neeed

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata only suffered a minor medial collateral ligament sprain in his left knee during the Super Bowl, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation. A magnetic resonance imaging exam confirmed the initial diagnosis after Ngata was injured..." February 09