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Defensive Lineman Haloti Ngata

Haloti Ngata of the Baltimore Ravens


Haloti Ngata

Haloti Ngata #92 and Ray Lewis #52 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrate after Ngata recorded a sack in the first quarter against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the AFC Championship game on January 18, 2009 at Heinz Field in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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It may not show in his stats simply because of the role of a lineman in a 3-4 defense, but Haloti Ngata may be on his way to becoming the best overall lineman in the league. At 6-4 and 345 pounds, Ngata is far too big, powerful, and athletic for blockers to handle one on one. Constantly facing double teams, he still manages to clog the line and stuffs the run as well as anyone.

In 2009, Ngata recorded 35 tackles and 1.5 sacks.

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