The Ravens signed veteran operating again Mike Davis to a one-year deal Tuesday, including depth to a place with looming harm questions. Terms of the deal weren’t disclosed.
In a corresponding transfer, the Ravens withdrew their exclusive-rights tender to operating again Ty’Son Williams, sending the previous starter to free company. Williams, who had 142 dashing yards over his first two video games final season and simply 43 yards over his subsequent 11, was tendered in March however didn’t signal the one-year deal.
Davis, 29, was launched by the Falcons after the NFL draft final week. In his one season in Atlanta, he appeared in 16 video games and began eight, dashing for 473 yards (3.6 per carry) and three touchdowns. He added 41 catches for 261 yards and a rating. Davis, a former fourth-round select of South Carolina, has rushed for over 4 yards per carry simply as soon as in his seven-season NFL profession.
Davis is the Ravens’ third operating again addition since final month’s draft. The crew took Missouri’s Tyler Badie, the Southeastern Conference’s main rusher, within the sixth spherical, then signed undrafted North Carolina State standout Ricky Person Jr.
The Ravens’ prime two operating backs, J.Okay. Dobbins and Gus Edwards, are recovering from season-ending knee accidents, and their restoration timetable is unclear. Coach John Harbaugh stated in March that each may open coaching camp on the physically-unable-to-perform checklist. Reserve Justice Hill can be getting back from a torn Achilles tendon.
After parting with Williams, who performed simply 4 offensive snaps over the second half of final season, the crew’s solely wholesome veteran operating again is Nate McCrary, who’ll enter camp on the roster bubble. The Ravens have led the NFL in dashing in two of the previous three years, however Devonta Freeman and Latavius Murray struggled at occasions final 12 months behind a patchwork offensive line and weren’t re-signed.
Davis, the Falcons’ Walter Payton Man of the Year nominee final season, has 544 carries for two,004 yards (3.7 per carry) and 14 touchdowns over his profession, together with 166 catches for 1,064 yards (6.4 per catch) and 4 touchdowns.