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Ravens Re-Sign WR Marlon Brown, OLB Chris Carter

Posted Mar 17, 2016

The Ravens have brought back a pair of free agents who initially hit the open market.


Wide receiver Marlon Brown is returning to Baltimore.

The Ravens re-signed the fourth-year target Thursday, and also brought back free-agent outside linebacker Chris Carter. Both players will return to the Ravens after spending the last week on the open market. 

Brown, 24, has been with the Ravens since they signed him as an undrafted rookie in 2013. He burst onto the scene that first season and finished with a Ravens’ rookie record seven touchdown catches. But Brown’s production has declined the last two seasons, and he finished last year with 14 catches for 112 yards and no touchdowns.

Brown was a restricted free agent who the Raven opted not to tender, but bringing him back gives the Ravens a familiar option who can provide depth at the position.

Injuries have limited Brown’s production the last two seasons – a back injury landed him on injured reserve last year – and he will have stiff competition for a roster spot. Young receivers like Chris Matthews, Daniel Brown and Jeremy Butler all had their bright spots when filling in for Brown late in the season, and they will compete for snaps in training camp.

Brown, 6-foot-5, also gives the Ravens another big target as Darren Waller is making the move from receiver to tight end.

Carter, 26, is a veteran defender and special teamer who is heading into his sixth NFL season. He played two games with the Ravens last year after spending the first 13 contests with the Cincinnati Bengals. He did not register any statistics in limited action with Baltimore.

Carter has bounced between the Steelers, Colts, Bengals and Ravens during his NFL career. His role will most likely come on special teams and as a reserve outside linebacker.


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