Ravens add Hammerin’ Hamlin

Street Talk Ravens add Hammerin’ Hamlin

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OWINGS MILLS — The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to a one-year deal with veteran safety Ken Hamlin, a former Dallas Cowboys and Seattle Seahawks starter.

Along with Ken Lucas and Walt Haris, Hamlin auditioned for the Ravens at their final passing camp.

The Cowboys cut Hamlin in April. He was due a $5.596 million base salary this year.

Last season, he recorded 74 tackles, four pass deflections and no interceptions while missing four games with a high ankle sprain.

Hamlin was cut two seasons into a six-year, $39 million contract.

His lone Pro Bowl berth was in 2007 with the Seahawks when he registered a career-high 102 tackles and five interceptions.

The Ravens also released the following players: safeties Ashton Hall and Brad Jones, center Daniel Sanders and cornerback Courtney Smith and defensive lineman John Fletcher.

 

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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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