Indianapolis – Outside of Quarterback Matt Ryan, the player that Colts fans have been most excited to see play this fall is Defensive End Yannick Ngakoue. Ngakoue has had a rare NFL journey for someone so productive at a premier position. Through 6 seasons Ngakoue is now on his 5th team with 55.5 career sacks.
Yannick Ngakoue has recorded at least 8 sacks in each of his first six seasons. Here is every other player in NFL history to accomplish that feat:
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Yannick Ngakoue in 2021:
💥 10 sacks
💥 23 QB hits
💥 63 pressures pic.twitter.com/ZegAa8zXhQ
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Colts Defensive Coordinator Gus Bradley is obviously fond of the defensive end, coaching him at 3 of his 5 stops and the driving force behind bringing him to Indianapolis this season. 107.5 The Fan afternoon host JMV was joined by Ngakoue on his show Wednesday to ask him why Bradley is so fond of him and also:
- Why he hasn’t found an NFL home
- Why Robert Mathis inspires him
- His DE mentors
- Playing next to DeForest Buckner
- Why he’s so active with Colts fans on social media
- Helping local teachers buy school supplies
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