Baltimore has traded five-time All-Pro defensive tackle
Neither team revealed the terms of the deal, but the Detrot Free Press said the
The trade came on the same day former Lions defensive tackle
Ngata, 31, among the
"Haloti has been an outstanding player for us for many years," Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome said. "He consistently showed tremendous leadership in our locker room and on the field. At times, he was one of the NFL's most dominant players."
Ravens Coach John Harbaugh called Ngata the "anchor of our success for many years."
Baltimore reportedly was considering releasing Ngata because of the $16 million he counts against the team's salary cap, but instead found a trade partner in Detroit.