Four defensive superstars were revealed in the final 10 of NFL Network’s Top 100 players of 2012: Haloti Ngata, Darrelle Revis, DeMarcus Ware and Patrick Willis. Here’s an inside look at the final four from the field, as these guys were wired for sound over the past season.
Posts Tagged ‘Haloti Ngata’
The move to sign All-Pro Haloti Ngata not only locks up arguably the Ravens best defensive player, its ripple effect will impact the team’s ability to sign its franchise quarterback.
Posted: Saturday, September 17th, 2011 | NFL Playbook Staff Tags: Playbook, Brandon Marshall, Brandon Pettigrew, Carl Nicks, DeMarcus Van Dyke, Haloti Ngata, Henry Melton, Jahri Evans, Jonathan Joseph, Ryan Fitzpatrick, Stanford Routt, Stevie Johnson, Tony Scheffler
A look at five matchups from five games in Week 2 that we believe be the first waves in a rippling pond.
The Ravens aren’t buying into Chris Johnson’s claim that Baltimore was intentionally trying to hurt him in a 2009 playoff game.
Not to rain on their parade or anything, but Jason La Canfora discusses the contract situations of a trio of big names: Joe Flacco, Ray Rice and Haloti Ngata.
Bears running back Matt Forte‘s contract talks are not the only ones that have been put on hold, according to league sources.
With Michael Vick the latest player to receive a massive new deal and shed the franchise tag, I figured this was a good time to look at other players who are either in negotiations with their teams or will begin talks shortly.
Many of the top free agents at defensive tackle are still available, and the market for their services has been slow to form, according to agents and general managers to whom I’ve talked.
Posted: Tuesday, July 26th, 2011 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Todd Heap, Baltimore Ravens, Chris Carr, Chris Chester, Dawan Landry, Derrick Mason, Haloti Ngata, Jared Gaither, Josh Wilson, Kelly gregg, Le'Ron McClain, Marshal Yanda
The Ravens began informing veterans of their pending release Monday and are hopeful of being able to re-sign TE Todd Heap, WR Derrick Mason and DT Kelly Gregg, but they’re trying to clear salary-cap room to make other moves.
I don’t know that I’ve ever seen a player come from the college game to the pro game and appear like there was no adjustment the way Ndamukong Suh did as a rookie last season.
As one of the more fun-loving players in the NFL, you never know what Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs will say in an interview. We got a chance to sit down with him during a visit to NFL Network studios Friday and talked about a number of things, including the new Arizona State uniforms, his teammate Tom Zbikowski’s boxing career, and his rival Hines Ward’s performance on “Dancing with the Stars.”
Posted: Saturday, January 15th, 2011 | Jason La Canfora Tags: T.J. Houshmandzadeh, Anquan Boldin, Antonio Brown, David Reed, Derrick Mason, Donte' Stallworth, Emmanuel Sanders, Haloti Ngata, Jared Gaither, Marshal Yanda, Michael Oher, Mike Wallace
Ravens WR Anquan Boldin and T.J. Houshmandzadeh both wanted more balls this season, but both had huge drops in the team’s loss to the Steelers. Boldin dropped a touchdown late in the fourth quarter, and Houshmandzadeh dropped a game-preserving pass.
Even after some big-name acquisitions, the Ravens still need help at receiver and especially one who can stretch the field.
Ravens safety Ed Reed will play in Sunday’s AFC wild-card playoff game against the Chiefs. He has battled a rib injury and also dealt with the possible disappearance of his brother.
Posted: Thursday, January 6th, 2011 | Brian Baldinger Tags: Four Downs, Baltimore Ravens, Dom Capers, Green Bay Packers, Haloti Ngata, LeSean McCoy, New England Patriots, Philadelphia Eagles, Ray Lewis, Vince Wilfork
After my early-week film work this week, I’ve got a few thoughts I wanted to share on Vince Wilfork, LeSean McCoy and some good defensive play out of the Packers and Ravens.
Posted: Sunday, January 2nd, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Brian Williams, Bryant McFadden, Calvin Johnson, Chris Harris, Chris Ivory, Corey Hilliard, Dannell Ellerbe, Danny Woodhead, Ed Reed, Elbert Mack, Haloti Ngata, Jimmy Graham, Josh Wilson, Kenny Britt, Major Wright, Malcolm Jenkins, Maurice Stovall, Maurkice Pouncey, Max Jean-Gilles, Michael Oher, Nick Roach, Rich Seubert, Sean Witherspoon, Vincent Jackson, Week 17 injuries 2011, Yeremiah Bell
A look at some of the notable injuries around the NFL in Week 17, starting wtih updates on Michael Oher and Haloti Ngata of the Ravens.