Ravens declare former Jets LB Del’Shawn Phillips off waivers
The Ravens claimed former New York Jets linebacker Del’Shawn Phillips off waivers Wednesday, including one other potential particular groups contributor to their 53-man roster.
The Ravens might want to make house for Phillips, whom the Jets launched Tuesday as a part of their last wave of roster cuts. General supervisor Eric Decosta can release roster spots by sending gamers to injured reserve, releasing them or buying and selling them.
Phillips, who performed in all 17 video games final season and began one for the Jets, had 31 tackles, together with two tackles for loss, a sack and a quarterback hit. He led the Jets in particular groups snaps, an asset for a Ravens crew that this offseason misplaced defensive again Anthony Levine Sr. and inside linebacker Chris Board, who topped the crew in snaps there final yr.
On protection, Phillips lined up principally as an off-ball linebacker, in line with Pro Football Focus. He additionally noticed a while as an out of doors linebacker, beginning alongside the road of scrimmage. The 6-foot-2, 230-pound Phillips, who went undrafted out of Illinois in 2019, averaged about 9.4 defensive snaps per sport.