On Now
Coming Up
  • Thu., May. 26, 2016 2:30 PM EDT Live OTA Press Conference - Harbaugh, Key Players

    Head Coach John Harbaugh and key players will address the media following Thursday's practice during the first week of Organized Team Activities.

    Watch live on BaltimoreRavens.com and in the Ravens Mobile App.

  • Thu., Jun. 02, 2016 8:00 AM EDT Ravens Beach Bash This summer will mark the 5th annual Ravens Ocean City Beach Bash, presented by Miller Lite, June 2-4 in Ocean City, Md. Join Ravens Players, Cheerleaders, Playmakers, Band, Mascots and talent from 98Rock and Miller Lite as they turn Ocean City into Ravenstown for the weekend.
  • Fri., Jun. 03, 2016 8:00 AM EDT Ravens Beach Bash This summer will mark the 5th annual Ravens Ocean City Beach Bash, presented by Miller Lite, June 2-4 in Ocean City, Md. Join Ravens Players, Cheerleaders, Playmakers, Band, Mascots and talent from 98Rock and Miller Lite as they turn Ocean City into Ravenstown for the weekend.
  • Sat., Jun. 04, 2016 8:00 AM EDT Ravens Beach Bash This summer will mark the 5th annual Ravens Ocean City Beach Bash, presented by Miller Lite, June 2-4 in Ocean City, Md. Join Ravens Players, Cheerleaders, Playmakers, Band, Mascots and talent from 98Rock and Miller Lite as they turn Ocean City into Ravenstown for the weekend.
  • Fri., Jun. 10, 2016 7:30 PM EDT Beyonce: The Formation World Tour Beyonce will return to M&T Bank Stadium on Friday, June 10, 2016 for her Formation World Tour.
  • Mon., Jun. 13, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Play Like a Raven Football Clinic The Ravens players use the offseason to prepare for next season…and you can too. Get ready for the upcoming football season this summer at a Play Like A Raven Football Clinic!
  • Tue., Jun. 14, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Play Like a Raven Football Clinic The Ravens players use the offseason to prepare for next season…and you can too. Get ready for the upcoming football season this summer at a Play Like A Raven Football Clinic!
  • Wed., Jun. 15, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Play Like a Raven Football Clinic The Ravens players use the offseason to prepare for next season…and you can too. Get ready for the upcoming football season this summer at a Play Like A Raven Football Clinic!
  • Thu., Jun. 16, 2016 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT Play Like a Raven Football Clinic The Ravens players use the offseason to prepare for next season…and you can too. Get ready for the upcoming football season this summer at a Play Like A Raven Football Clinic!
  • Sun., Jun. 19, 2016 6:00 PM EDT Ravens Family Movie Night Grab a blanket and bring your family for a special night on the field at M&T Bank Stadium!

News

Print
RSS

Reports: Ravens Re-Sign Cornerback Derek Cox

Posted Sep 2, 2014

The Ravens released cornerback Derek Cox on Saturday, and he reportedly drew interest elsewhere.


The Ravens have re-signed cornerback Derek Cox, according to The Baltimore Sun.

Cox was released by the Ravens on Saturday as part of the final cutdown, but the roster usually goes through some changes before the first regular-season game.

The Sun is reporting that an AFC South team had hoped to sign Cox after he was released.

Baltimore reportedly agreed to another one-year, $730,000 contract that counts $570,000 against the NFL salary cap per the veteran minimum.

The Ravens have not confirmed the signing, and there are no reports on who the team would cut to make room for Cox on the 53-man roster. Baltimore was thin at cornerback after keeping just four on their active 53-man roster: Jimmy Smith, Lardarius Webb, Asa Jackson and Chykie Brown.

Cox played well in the Ravens’ preseason finale in New Orleans, notching three tackles and one pass deflection in limited work. Cox was cut last week by the Minnesota Vikings, and the Ravens scooped him up.

He signed a big four-year, $20 million deal last offseason with San Diego, showing the Chargers felt he was a long-term building block. But he struggled as a slot cornerback, and had 38 tackles and one interception in 2013. He lost his starting spot down the stretch and was cut in March.

Cox previously played well in Jacksonville as an outside cornerback. He was a Pro Bowl alternate in 2010, and had a career-high 60 tackles with four interceptions in 2012.

A former third-round pick out of William & Mary, Cox intercepted former Indianapolis Colts quarterback Peyton Manning in his first NFL game in 2009.

Please Note

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed on BaltimoreRavens.com represent those of individual authors, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions or policies of the Baltimore Ravens' organization, front office staff, coaches and executives. Authors' views are formulated independently from any inside knowledge and/or conversations with Ravens officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.

Related News

Recent Videos

Recent Photos