According to multiple sources, the Ravens placed their franchise tag on defensive tackle Haloti Ngata on Tuesday evening. Ngata is estimated to make $12.5 million next season, the projected franchise salary for players at his position.

The Ravens informed Haloti Ngata on Tuesday morning that he would get the tag today and I’m told he understood and accepted the situation.less than a minute ago via web

The last two players franchised by the Ravens were Chris McAlister and Terrell Suggs, who both eventually secured long term contracts in Baltimore.