Ravens shake up secondary

Street Talk Ravens shake up secondary

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OWINGS MILLS — The Baltimore Ravens made a few roster moves involving their secondary Tuesday, cutting reserve defensive back Jamaine Winborne and signing cornerback Lenny Walls.

Walls is a 6-foot-4, 197-pound former Denver Broncos starter who was cut by the St. Louis Rams last October after making four consecutive starts and struggling in single-coverage.

Walls, 28, who has battled shoulder and groin injuries, has had prior stints with the Kansas City Chiefs and the Oakland Raiders.

Undrafted out of Boston College, Walls is one of the tallest cornerbacks in recent NFL history.

Kansas City signed Walls to a one-year, $1.75 million contract in 2006, but he has had trouble sticking with one team over the past few seasons.

For his career, Walls has recorded 139 tackles, three forced fumbles, one interception and 28 pass deflections.

A former University of Virginia standout, Winborne recorded a career-high 21 special-teams tackles last season for Baltimore.

Aaron Wilson covers the Baltimore Ravens for the Carroll County Times and the Annapolis Capital.
 
 

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post as well as the Baltimore Ravens for The Carroll County Times and Ravens24x7.com. He has previously covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans and has covered the NFL since 1997.  He has won several regional writing awards, including, most recently, Best Sports News Story for the state of Maryland in voting conducted by the Associated Press managing editors.  More from Aaron Wilson

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