Ravens promote TE Daniel Brown to 53-man roster
Darren Waller returns from suspension
— The Baltimore Ravens promoted tight end Daniel Brown to the active roster Wednesday.
Brown fills the roster spot created by the release of running back Justin Forsett the previous day.
Brown signed with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of James Madison in 2015. He spent most of last season on the practice squad, but was activated for six games due to an abundance of injuries. He caught six passes for 64 yards.
Brown, at 6-foot-5, switched from wide receiver to tight end over the offseason. Head coach John Harbaugh said Wednesday that Brown nearly made the 53-man roster out of training camp.
“Daniel was a guy that was close to start with when we
went to the 53 at the end of training camp. He’s only gotten better. In the last four weeks, he’s practiced well. He might be able to help us on special teams as well,” Harbaugh said. “He deserves it.”
Second-year tight end Maxx Williams has been hobbled by a knee injury and did not practice Wednesday. Williams has no catches and has yet to be targeted on the season.
Tight end Darren Waller practiced Wednesday for the first time following a fourgame suspension for violating the NFL’s substance abuse policy. The Ravens have until Oct. 10 to make a decision regarding his roster status.
Baltimore also signed wide receiver Kenny Bell to its practice squad Wednesday. Bell was a fifth-round pick by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in 2015 but spent his entire rookie season on injured reserve.
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