Baltimore Ravens add veteran Jason Pierre Paul to help pass rush

OWINGS MILLS Md. — Jason Pierre-Paul A one-year contract was agreed upon by the Baltimore Ravens A source revealed to ESPN's Adam Schefter that the move was made to help the team's edge rushers, who are now thinned out.

Two outside linebackers were all that the Ravens had (Odafe Oweh Justin Houston) on their 53-man roster after Steven Means Monday was designated as injured reserve for (right Achilles).

Baltimore has added two additional outside linebackers to its injured reserve for this season.Vince Biegel Daelin Hayes) and lost Jaylon Ferguson, who died in June. Tyus BowserLast year's starting outside linebacker,, is currently on the physically unable perform list. He could be back in a few weeks.

In Sunday's defeat to the Ravens by 42-38, their pass rush failed. Miami DolphinsThe team that suffered the worst fourth quarter collapse in its history was the Baltimore Ravens. Baltimore has had four sacks this season in just two games.

Pierre-Paul has been added to the team following his second meeting in Baltimore. He was in Baltimore for a second meeting, but he did not make a deal.

Many Ravens players did not know that the news was coming off the practice fields.

“Oh s —, He'll put us under a lot pressure. Oweh stated that there were many sacks. “That's good news for us.”

Mike Macdonald, Ravens defensive coordinator, said that Pierre-Paul's signing was a matter for Eric DeCosta, but that he had not yet answered any questions. He's a great player.

Pierre-Paul (33), had 2.5 sacks in the fourth and final season of his Tampa Bay career. However, he was limited by a torn Rotator Cuff. He had shoulder surgery in February. The Buccaneers did not renew his contract in free agency.

Pierre-Paul was healthy for 2020 and played a major role in the Bucs' title run. He racked up a record-setting 9.5 sacks during the regular season, and two in NFC Championship Game.

Pierre-Paul, a three-time Pro Bowler, has collected 91.5 sacks during 12 seasons.

This report was contributed by Jenna Laine, ESPN.

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