The Ravens have agreed to a one-year take care of cornerback Kyle Fuller, including a Baltimore native with playmaking pedigree who might assist stabilize their secondary. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
Fuller, 30, ought to compete for enjoying time instantly in a Ravens protection seeking to return to well being and bounce again from a traditionally unhealthy 2021. The Mount Saint Joseph product earned first-team All-Pro honors in 2018 with the Chicago Bears, when he led the NFL with seven interceptions, and made the Pro Bowl a second straight 12 months in 2019.
Fuller’s Ravens deal sends him to his third staff in as a few years. The Bears launched Fuller after the 2020 season in a cost-cutting transfer, and he signed a one-year, $9.5 million contract with the Denver Broncos in March 2021. He struggled at instances in Denver final season, taking part in 4 defensive snaps over a three-game span in October, together with a Week 7 benching, and 9 snaps over a two-game span in December.
While Fuller completed the season with out an interception for the primary time in his profession, he confirmed his versatility as a nickel cornerback, the place he might line up in Baltimore. Fuller’s additionally by no means missed a sport due to damage over his seven-year NFL profession.
After ending final within the NFL in cross protection final 12 months, the Ravens launched cornerback Tavon Young and didn’t re-sign cornerback Anthony Averett. In the draft, they took security Kyle Hamilton, who might defend receivers within the slot, and cornerbacks Jalyn Armour-Davis and Damarion “Pepe” Williams. Team officers are additionally hopeful that Marlon Humphrey and Marcus Peters might be again to full power after struggling season-ending accidents final season.
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