"He wants to be here. We want him here. It's just a matter of [senior vice president of football administration] Pat Moriarty and [agent] Mike McCartney coming to terms on something that Haloti feels great about and the organization feels great about," Harbaugh told WNST at the combine Wednesday.
"I'm real confident we can get that done. I really believe it will get done. I don't have any doubt in my mind it'll get done, but it's got to get done."
A report last week surfaced that the Ravens informed Ngata that he'll need to take a pay cut if he wants to play for the team in 2015. Ngata, 31, is scheduled to make a team-high $16 million in 2015, and a contract extension could clear some cap space for the Ravens.
Ngata, 31, has played his entire nine-year career with the Ravens. His agent is expected to meet with the Ravens soon to discuss restructuring Ngata's contract. Ngata was suspended for four games in 2014 for violating the league's drug policy.
According to the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens likely will try to extend Ngata's contract and create more cap flexibility "in a manner similar to their contract extension last year for outside linebacker Terrell Suggs."
"I think everybody knows the answer to that," coach John Harbaugh told the paper when asked if the team will try to reach a deal with Ngata. "I don't really want to get into too many specific situations right now until we come back with a plan, but we all know the answer to that question."
Ngata missed four games this season due to a violation of the league's drug policy. He finished with 31 tackles, two sacks, two interceptions and two forced fumbles.
Other than Brown, the Ravens have listed tackle Eugne Monroe (ankle) and defensive tackle
Monroe has not played since Week 16 against the Texans when he injured his ankle. Defensive end
The Ravens are currently 3-point underdogs against Pittsburgh Saturday.
"I feel like I owe these guys," Ngata said. "I feel amazing, like a young kid being out there. It's good to be back with the fellas."
Ngata totaled 31 tackles with two sacks in 12 games this year. He also forced two fumbles. In the four games Ngata missed, the Ravens allowed just 15 points per game.
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