NFL Cuts 2010: Baltimore Ravens 53-Man Roster Has a Couple Surprises

September 5, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

As all 32 NFL teams cut down to their 53-man roster this weekend, there were some surprises, and the Ravens were no exception.
The first surprise to me was they were serious about carrying just two quarterbacks, and cut Troy Smith. 
This is a surprise, as I thought he might have some trade value at a minimum if they decided not to go with three QB.  I guess he doesn't, which will certainly be a blow to his ego.
I imagine he'll end up a No. 3 QB somewhere in the league. 
That move also makes it very clear the Ravens will not resort to much trickery this year with the "Wildcat" or "Suggs Package" on offense.
I'm also surprised by the Antwan Barnes trade to the Eagles, which opened up a roster spot for either Jason Phillips, Edgar Jones, or Prescott Burgess.
Phillips performed well in camp, but not in the last preseason game.  I think they are looking at him as a project; he's got enough talent to keep for the future. 
Jones is ...

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