WATCH: Haloti Ngata is ridiculously strong, even more athletic

Amazingly, Halota Ngata is actually stronger than he looks. (USATSI)
Amazingly, Halota Ngata is actually stronger than he looks. (USATSI)

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When you look at an NFL defensive lineman, it's easy to forget just how physically gifted they are. Strong, for sure, but many of these guys were also the best athletes on their high school and college teams.

Which brings us to Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, all 6-4, 340 pounds of him. The 2006 first-round pick has long been considered an athletic freak, and his workouts are a testament to that.


To be clear: those are 150-pound "get-ups," accordong to Ngata's brother, who posted the video on Facebook (via

Not impressed? How about this: Ngata throwing it down flat-footed.

So, yeah, good luck, AFC North offensive linemen.

CBS Sports Writer

Ryan Wilson has been an NFL writer for CBS Sports since June 2011, and he's covered five Super Bowls in that time. Ryan previously worked at AOL's FanHouse from start to finish, and Football Outsiders... Full Bio

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