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Baltimore Ravens acquire Yannick Ngakoue

Yannick Ngakoue

Just a few months after trading for him, the Minnesota Vikings have traded away defensive end Yannick Ngakoue. He is being acquired by the Baltimore Ravens, who themselves picked up another defensive end, Calais Campbell in the offseason.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the news on Thursday afternoon.

The Vikings got almost all of their value back, since they traded away a 2021 second and a 2022 (conditional) fifth round pick and returned a third and a (conditional) fifth in the same years. Ngakoue, however should have been much more expensive.

Due to the fact that he was on a team in the Jacksonville Jaguars that he desperately wanted to leave, the Jags sold him low so as to recoup at least something for him instead of letting Ngakoue walk in free agency. The Vikings seem to have regressed immensely this year, as most saw them winning the NFC North. Instead, they sit at 1-5 and seem to be prepping for the future instead of utilizing his services.

The 2017 forced fumble leader and All-Pro selection has five sacks already this year. The Ravens have a blitz-heavy defense that loves getting to the quarterback, so Ngakoue should be right at home in Baltimore. One of the league’s scariest defenses gets scarier.

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7 comments

One Trade NFL Teams should make by the 2020 Trade Deadline: NFC South October 29, 2020 at 9:29 am

[…] The deadline is November 3 at 4pm Eastern time. There has already been two major trades where the Minnesota Vikings sent Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens and Dallas Cowboys sent Everson Griffen to the Detroit […]

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One Trade NFL Teams should make by the 2020 NFL Trade Deadline: NFC West October 29, 2020 at 9:32 am

[…] The deadline is November 3 at 4pm Eastern time. There has already been two major trades where the Minnesota Vikings sent Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens and Dallas Cowboys sent Everson Griffen to the Detroit […]

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One Trade NFL Teams should make by the 2020 NFL Trade Deadline: NFC East November 3, 2020 at 8:46 am

[…] The deadline is November 3 at 4pm eastern time. There has already been two major trades where the Minnesota Vikings sent Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens and Dallas Cowboys sent Everson Griffen to the Detroit […]

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One Trade NFL Teams should make by the 2020 NFL Trade Deadline: AFC East November 3, 2020 at 8:48 am

[…] The deadline is November 3 at 4pm Eastern time. There has already been two major trades where the Minnesota Vikings sent Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens,  Dallas Cowboys sent Everson Griffen to the Detroit Lions, San Fransisco sent Kwon Alexander to […]

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One Trade NFL Teams should make by the 2020 NFL Trade Deadline: NFC North November 3, 2020 at 8:50 am

[…] The deadline is November 3 at 4pm Eastern time. There has already been two major trades where the Minnesota Vikings sent Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens and Dallas Cowboys sent Everson Griffen to the Detroit […]

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One Trade NFL Teams should make by the 2020 NFL Trade Deadline: AFC West November 3, 2020 at 1:49 pm

[…] The deadline is November 3 at 4pm Eastern time. There has already been two major trades where the Minnesota Vikings sent Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens,  Dallas Cowboys sent Everson Griffen to the Detroit Lions, San Fransisco sent Kwon Alexander to […]

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One Trade NFL Teams should make by the 2020 NFL Trade Deadline: AFC North November 3, 2020 at 2:57 pm

[…] The deadline is November 3 at 4pm Eastern time. There has already been two major trades where the Minnesota Vikings sent Yannick Ngakoue to the Baltimore Ravens,  Dallas Cowboys sent Everson Griffen to the Detroit Lions, San Fransisco sent Kwon Alexander to […]

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