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Haloti Ngata Turns Down Long-Term Contract


TheBaltimore Ravensopened up a prairie land of salary-cap space in February when they agreed to a four-year contract extension with pass rusherTerrell Suggsthatlifted $4 million off the books.

NFL Media's Albert Breer reported on Tuesday's edition of "NFL Total Access" that Baltimore's front office also tried the same with defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, but to no avail.

The Ravens attempted to lower Ngata's whopping $16 million cap hit with a "lucrative, long-term" pact, one that would allow the behemoth to retire a Raven. At 30, Ngata remains one of the league's premier run-stuffers and a versatile lineman, able to play both the defensive tackle and end spots.

For more on this story visit: Marc Sessler, NFL Network


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