It’s believed that the Ravens will consider inserting
The 6-foot-5, 340-pound lineman is scheduled to arrive at the Ravens’ training complex Friday to officially sign a deal that includes a $1.67 million signing bonus.
"I think it couldn’t have been a better fit for Willie than to come to a great organization like
"Willie is a loyal and honorable guy, a great person to have on your football team. It was a great situation for Willie to go with a Hall of Famer like Ozzie Newsome, a great owner in Steve Bisciotti and a great offensive line coach in John Matsko. The Ravens really made him feel welcome."
"This wasn’t a decision based on my play, I want to make that clear,"
He was limited to a career-low seven games and five starts last season due to injuries, ending his streak of Pro Bowl appearances.
"Willie hopes to help the running backs get some yards and to protect the quarterback," Bolar said. "Willie is healthy and ready to do whatever he has to do to help the Ravens win again."