Ravens re-sign OLB Justin Houston
The Baltimore Ravens were required to move to the outside linebacker position in the 2022 offseason. He tried to address it in free agency by agreeing terms with Zadarius Smith, but the deal ended
He drafted Michigan star David Ozabo in the second round of the 2022 draft, but a torn injury he suffered in his pro day was compounded when he would return to the field
not to mention Tyes Bowser. Also working back from the same. injury
Baltimore needed more depth in the outside linebacker, and on Thursday they announced that veteran Justin Houston has agreed with the team on a one-year deal
The 33-year-old returned to the Ravens after spending the 2021 season with the organization.
Houston’s presence on the field and in the locker room will be helpful to all young players in the defense.
He will continue to be a mentor to players such as Odafe Oweh, Dellyn Hayes and rookie David Ojabo.
Houston played 15 games last season, including 34 tackles and 4.5 sacks. He has a total of 485 tackles and 102 sacks during his career spanning 11 years
His box score stats may not have come off the page in 2021, but his impact goes far beyond the stats sheet, and he should be a vital member of the Baltimore defense in 2022.