The Baltimore Ravens are gearing up for the 2021 NFL Draft, however they are not accomplished with free company simply but. In accordance with CBS NFL Insider Jason La Canfora, the Ravens will likely be internet hosting Indianapolis Colts pass-rusher Justin Houston on a free agent go to subsequent week. This isn’t the primary time the Ravens have tried to signal him up to now, and Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic stories that Houston will not be the one pass-rusher the Ravens herald for a go to over the following couple of weeks.
Houston could have simply turned 32-years-old in January, however he is nonetheless powerful to cease on the sting. Final yr with the Colts, he recorded 25 mixed tackles, one pressured fumble and eight sacks — which trailed simply DeForest Buckner on Indy’s protection. Houston spent the previous two seasons with the Colts after eight seasons with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.
The Chiefs initially drafted Houston within the third spherical of the 2011 NFL Draft out of Georgia. He shortly grew to become a star on Kansas Metropolis’s protection, and made 4 straight Professional Bowls from 2012-2015. Houston had a exceptional marketing campaign in 2014, when the First Staff All-Professional led the league with 22 sacks. In all, Houston has recorded double-digit sacks in 4 seasons.
The Ravens have a transparent want at pass-rusher, as Matt Judon left for the New England Patriots early in free company, signing a four-year, $56 million deal. As for who the Ravens may probably herald aside from Houston, Jadeveon Clowney could come too costly, however veterans corresponding to Melvin Ingram and Ryan Kerrigan are nonetheless in the marketplace.