The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to a deal with veteran defensive lineman, Jason Pierre-Paul. The contract is reportedly worth up to $5.5 million for the rest of the season. Apparently, the Ravens and Pierre-Paul have been negotiating for a few months.
The NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport reported the news via Twitter on Thursday.
Pierre-Paul has had a storied career since being drafted in the first round of the 2010 NFL Draft. He won a Super Bowl with the Giants in 2012 (the team’s second Super Bowl victory over the Patriots), then won another nine years later with the Buccaneers and Tom Brady.
In his career, he has made a First Team All-Pro and three Pro Bowls along with his two Super Bowl rings. In his 12 games in 2021, Pierre-Paul had 31 total tackles, 2.5 sacks, four pass deflections and a forced fumble. As the Ravens are usually an injury-prone team, the generally healthy Pierre-Paul adds a veteran presence and some insurance on the defensive line.
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