Eugene Monroe Released by Ravens: Latest Comments and Reaction

June 15, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After three relatively disappointing years, the Baltimore Ravens cut veteran offensive tackle Eugene Monroe on Wednesday, the team announced.
ESPN's Adam Schefter was the first to report the move, noting the Ravens were in talks with the New York Giants about a potential trade but couldn't come to an agreement. Dan Graziano of ESPN reported the Giants "didn't want to trade an asset AND take on [Monroe's] contract."
Schefter added the Giants, Seattle Seahawks and San Diego Chargers could be among the teams looking to add Monroe.
Cutting Monroe will save Baltimore $2.1 million for 2016, per Over the Cap. 
It looked as though Monroe's days were numbered with the Ravens after the team placed him on injured reserve in December. Kelechi Osemele's transition to left tackle cast further doubt on Monroe's future, since Osemele adjusted so seamlessly to his new position.
According to Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun, the discord between Monroe and the Bal...

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