Haloti Ngata, 33-year-old, 5 time pro bowl defensive tackle plans to play in the 2017 season according to Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com.
Breer tweeted that Ngata had informed the Lions of his intention over the last couple of weeks. Coming into this offseason, Lions brass were uncertain if Ngata would return.
Per sources, Haloti Ngata informed the Lions he plans to play this year over the last couple weeks. Staff was uncertain he was returning.
— Albert Breer (@AlbertBreer) March 6, 2017
Lions fans on Twitter had didn’t seem to love the news:
Please tell me Ngata is taking a pay cut to come back this year
— Quinn's Quest (@JustWinDetroit) March 6, 2017
@AlbertBreer At this point in his career, Ngata should be a backup….Hope Lions upgrade DL this offseason.
— OverTheBlueMoonFan (@UKlionfan) March 6, 2017
Ngata says he'll play another season. Detroit owes him more than $7M if I remember correctly. I'd want to re-work that.
— Steve Nestorick (@OvertimeDrives) March 6, 2017
What do you think Nation? Are you happy that there may be a whole lota Ngata returning this year?