The Baltimore Ravens added some experienced depth along the offensive line by signing veteran free agent guard Michael Schofield. The 30-year-old playmaker spent the 2020 season with the Carolin Panthers in which he appeared in 11 games and started three of them.
Baltimore News: Ravens Sign OL Michael Schofield
Schofield is a former 2014 third-round pick by the Denver Broncos and even helped protect quarterback Peyton Manning on the team that won Super Bowl 50. He was waived by the team in 2017 and then claimed by the Los Angeles Chargers.
In three seasons with the Chargers, Schofield started in 37 games for the team and was reliable at the right guard position. Schofield is 6-foot-6, 301 pounds and one of his strengths is his versatility given he has made NFL appearances at left tackle and right tackle, too.
In all, Schofield has appeared in 87 games with 69 starts over his seven-year career. He joins the Ravens after being a cap casualty cut this past offseason and will fight for a roster spot in training camp. He will join Baltimore and participate in the team's OTA practice on Tuesday afternoon.
The Ravens head into the 2021 season tied for the 5th-best odds to win the Super Bowl at +1400, according to FanDuel Sportsbook.
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