The Baltimore Ravens have lower free security Eric Weddle, a supply confirmed to ESPN on Tuesday.
Weddle, who turned 34 in January, has reached the Professional Bowl six occasions, together with all three seasons in Baltimore. Thought-about the quarterback of the NFL’s top-ranked protection, he completed third in tackles with 68, however he did not document an interception for the primary time since 2015.
Eric Weddle, who will probably be within the closing yr of his four-year, $26 million take care of the Ravens subsequent season, stated he now’s open to enjoying elsewhere if Baltimore decides to chop him.
He had one yr remaining on his contract, and he was scheduled make $6.5 million. Baltimore created $6.5 million in cap house by reducing him.
NFL Community first reported that Weddle was launched.
Coaches have talked about how Weddle’s worth goes past statistics. Defensive coordinator Don “Wink” Martindale referred to Weddle as a “soccer savant” for a way he confuses quarterbacks by disguising coverages.
Weddle, a 2007 second-round choose, spent his first 9 seasons with the Chargers earlier than having a falling-out with the group. He signed a four-year, $26 million contract with the Ravens in 2016, and he earned a $1 million incentive this season after he was named to the Professional Bowl and Baltimore reached the postseason.