Justin Houston, Baltimore Ravens consent to one-year bargain
Justin Houston and the Baltimore Ravens have agreed on a one-year bargain for the four-time Pro Bowl outside linebacker to get back to the group, it was reported Thursday.
The Ravens offered Houston after the draft – – much as the Kansas City Chiefs did with Melvin Ingram – – to attempt to guarantee his re-visitation of Baltimore.
In his most memorable season with the Ravens, Houston drove the group with 17 quarterback hits however was credited with just 4.5 sacks, his least ever for a full season and the second back to back prepare in which his sack creation has diminished.
Houston, who turned 33 in January, turned into the 39th player in NFL history to arrive at 100 vocation sacks. His 102 sacks is tied for the fourth most in the association since he entered the NFL in 2011.
His return assists with tending to the most slender situation on the Ravens safeguard.
There’s vulnerability whether beginning external linebacker Tyus Bowser, who tore an Achilles in the season finale, will be prepared for the beginning of the normal season. Outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson passed on June 21 from the joined impacts of fentanyl and cocaine.
Before the Ravens brought back Houston, the other excess experienced external linebackers – – Odafe Oweh, Steven Means and Vince Biegel – – have joined for 13.5 vocation sacks.
Houston has had an effect in Baltimore as a pioneer, over and over remaining after training to help the Ravens’ young pass-rushers on moves. He was nicknamed “Yoda” by Oweh, a new kid on the block first-round pick.
A 2011 third-round pick by the Chiefs, Houston has added up to 484 handles, 165 quarterback hits, 18 constrained bumbles, 17 mishandle recuperations and 4 captures in 11 seasons for the Chiefs, Indianapolis Colts and Ravens.