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    Re: Haloti hopes to play inside more...



    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfish View Post
    Like many others, to me Ngata at NT makes sense. What I wasn't sure about was how he felt about that idea. It's good to know he looks at this positively.
    For sure. I was nervous that playing a lot of snaps on the Nose would be taxing, and potentially lead to more time spent dinged-up, and not maximizing his skill-set...but if it's coming straight from the horse's mouth? I'm sold...it makes too much sense.

    Grab Brandon Williams in the late 2nd - mid 3rd as depth (and a long-term replacement), and our Front-7 is looking strong and deep.




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    Re: Haloti hopes to play inside more...

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfish View Post
    In 7 seasons playing DE Haloti hasn't gotten close to 8 sacks.
    Correct. I was responding to a post suggesting he could 'easily get 4-8 sacks' from the NT position.
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    Re: Haloti hopes to play inside more...

    Quote Originally Posted by Raveninwoodlawn View Post
    This goes with my opinion that they are going to play Haloti quite a bit at NT this year.

    http://www.baltimoreravens.com/news/...3-e9b94d237adb

    by the way, props RinW for saying recently that Ngata would play more NT this year and then bringing the goods to show it
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    Re: Haloti hopes to play inside more...

    Yes, Haloti Ngata took on his share of double teams from the Nose. However, that was not by design. It was due to Terrance Cody's ineffectiveness. If you get a NT that is more effective, Ngata will not deal with the double team at NG.

    However, I think what the team is saying is: 'Before we suffer through a season like 2012 again, we will return Ngata to NT and work around that if we have to'.

    For example, if they draft Jesse Williams, Jesse Williams will be your starting NT day 1. Unless they feel that Arthur Jones as NG is better than Williams at NT. However, if they don't draft someone of that caliber, unless someone like Casey Hampton is signed before training camp, Ngata will be at NT.
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