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Ngata Sprains Ankle

Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata’s sprained ankle was the Ravens’ only major injury Baltimore’s 30-7 victory over the Denver Broncos.

Posted by Mike Duffy on Sunday, November 1st, 2009 at 7:55 pm | Categories: Mike Duffy

Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata’s sprained ankle was the Ravens’ only major injury Baltimore’s 30-7 victory over the Denver Broncos. 

Ngata underwent X-rays that were negative. 

“It was a goal-line play, and I was holding up an O-lineman,” Ngata said.  ”Right as I threw him off, somebody hit me from the side or something.  I felt a little numbness.  I could have stayed in throughout the game, but I think since we were winning, we’re being more cautious with it.  We’ll look at it tomorrow and see how it is.”

Ngata was injured on the Broncos’ first drive of the third quarter on Baltimore’s 3-yard line.  Two plays after Ngata left the game, Denver running back Knowshon Moreno bulled in for a touchdown.

The fourth-year veteran tallied three total tackles and a pass deflection.  Ngata was also a big part of holding the NFL’s seventh-ranked rushing offense – one that came into Sunday averaging 132.7 yards per game – to only 66 yards on the ground.

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