A day after head coach John Harbaugh told reporters the Ravens had multiple free agent outside linebackers in for workouts, on Wednesday the team signed veteran linebackers Ricky Brown and Darryl Blackstock, who both played for the Oakland Raiderslast season. Brown and Blackstock are expected to add competition and additional depth to the linebacker corps.
Brown, 28, joined the Raiders as an undrafted free agent out of Boston College in 2006. After five seasons with the Raiders, Brown signed with the New England Patriots last year but was cut after the preseason. He then rejoined the Raiders, suiting up for three games in 2011 before he sustained a concussion and was placed on injured reserve for the third time in four seasons.