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Mike Preston: Despite injury, former Ravens star Haloti Ngata ready for big return

Mike Preston: Despite injury, former Ravens star Haloti Ngata ready for big return

Haloti Ngata might assist his former team in another victory.

The former Ravens All-Pro defensive tackle has a torn biceps and won’t dress when the Ravens play his Detroit Lions teammates Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium. Ngata, a 12-year veteran, went down with the injury in Game 5 against the Carolina Panthers.

Before he was injured, the Lions allowed just 373 rushing yards over their first five games. They’ve allowed 905 rushing yards over the six games since without him which is why they’re ranked No. 24 in the NFL in run defense.

The Ravens are tied for 10th in rushing offense, which is why they will be happy to see Ngata, 33, on the...

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