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October 10, 2011
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October 10, 2011

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Haloti Ngata


The three-time All-Pro signed a five-year, $61 million contract with the Ravens on Sept. 20. Ngata has two forced fumbles and a defensive touchdown in 2011.

DAN PATRICK: We've seen you line up as a defensive tackle, defensive end and nosetackle. What are you?

HALOTI NGATA: You forgot about tight end, but it's all right. I just think of myself as a D-lineman.

DP: What about playing you at fullback?

HN: We tried that in practice one time. They handed me the ball and I fumbled it. I don't think they like that idea, but I would love to do it.

DP: You had the fumble return for a touchdown against the Rams. How much grief did you get from your teammates during the film session?

HN: I didn't get any grief. People were surprised by the little twinkle toes I had after a lineman tried to hit my legs.

DP: Name a quarterback you like to hit.

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