With Peters, Ravens can make sagging secondary a strength
The most immediate consequences of maybe the Ravens’ most important midseason acquisition in franchise history were evident Friday afternoon, as team members packed their bags for a weekend trip to Seattle, home of the high-flying Seahawks.
Cornerback Jimmy Smith had a new locker room neighbor. Cornerback Brandon Carr had a new number. And there was a new, not-quite-yet-finalized locker nameplate. Marcus Peters stood in front of it for over five minutes Friday, crowded by reporters, answering questions about the trade that had sent him from Los Angeles to TV: Radio:
Baltimore, about old teammates and new playbooks, about what it meant to join a secondary that, only six weeks ago, hadn’t needed him.
It had all happened so fast: traded on Tuesday afternoon by the Rams for inside linebacker Kenny Young and a reported