Hello my fellow Ravens fans, and welcome to this weeks’ edition of the Ravens Weekly Roundup, the weekly article series where we break down the latest Ravens news and happenings from the past week. The notable moves by the Ravens this past week basically consisted of two batches of rookie signings, both drafted and undrafted players from this year’s NFL Draft. We also wrapped up our Ravens Draft Review series this past week and took a look at the current state of Baltimore’s Receivers Corps. Make sure to stick around to catch up on all the news and opinion pieces you may have missed from this past week.
Tuesday, May 16, 2017 – Baltimore Adds 4 Undrafted Free Agents to the Roster (Article)
On Tuesday the Baltimore Ravens added four more free agents who were not drafted in this year’s NFL Draft. These players are Aaron Bailey, a college quarterback converting to wide receiver from Northern Iowa, Randy Allen, a linebacker from South Alabama, Jaylen Hill, a defensive back from Jacksonville State, and Roubbens Joseph, an offensive tackle from Buffalo. Each of these four players will have unique challenges to make the roster come September, as only 53 players can remain on the regular season roster for each NFL team.
Wednesday, May 17, 2017 – The Baltimore Ravens Sign the Last Remaining Players of the 2017 Draft Class (Article)
On Wednesday the Ravens finished signing their rookie draft class for this year. They inked a deal with their last two remaining drafted players, third rounders Chris Wormley and Tim Williams. Both Wormley and Williams announced their new deals via social media. According to Spotrac.com, Chris Wormley’s deal is reportedly worth $3.7 million over the course of 4 years. According to the same source, Tim Williams’ deal is reportedly worth $3.3 million over the same duration. Both defensive, pass rushing rookies, will be looking to make a splash on defense for the Ravens, and cash in later on contract extensions, or free agent contracts later on in their careers.
This past week, we finished up our Ravens Draft Review series, by reviewing Chuck Clark. If you’d like to read our in-depth review of the safety from Virginia Tech, you can check out that article here. We also reviewed the State of the Ravens Receivers Corps. In that article, we took a look at each of the Ravens receivers looking to make an impact in 2017 and gave predictions for some of them. We also looked at some options the Ravens have if they are looking to add more talent at the wide receiver position. You can check out that article here.