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Free-agent quarterback Josh Johnson has agreed to a cope with the Baltimore Ravens, based on ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
This would be the third stint in Baltimore for Johnson, who has been on 14 completely different NFL rosters. He figures to be the No. 3 QB within the depth chart behind Lamar Jackson and Tyler Huntley.
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Josh Johnson has had so many NFL stops that the three separate occasions he is been on the Ravens aren’t even essentially the most in his profession. He is been on the 49ers 4 separate occasions. He is been on 14 NFL groups, 4 of them greater than as soon as, plus 3 groups in different leagues. https://t.co/UM1hoN5eDD
The 37-year-old made one begin for the Ravens in 2021 when Jackson and Huntley had been unavailable. He went 28-of-40 for 304 yards, two touchdowns and one interception in a 41-21 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals.
Johnson completed out the 2022 season with the San Francisco 49ers and logged 23 snaps of their NFC title recreation loss to the Philadelphia Eagles. He was the fourth quarterback the Niners used final 12 months.
In December, Sports activities Illustrated‘s Andrew Brandt defined why Johnson has remained employed within the NFL for thus lengthy regardless of having made simply 9 begins since getting into the league in 2008.
He mentioned the 6’3″ signal-caller “embraces being a backup quarterback, serving the beginning quarterback in no matter manner doable and being, in essence, a quarterback coach whereas nonetheless being a participant.”
The Ravens employed Todd Monken as their new offensive coordinator this offseason, so Johnson’s previous expertise in Baltimore solely goes to this point. He is not less than conversant in Jackson and Huntley, which might serve the workforce properly.