April 19 (UPI) — The Baltimore Ravens reached an settlement on a short-term contract with former Inexperienced Bay Packers linebacker Jake Ryan.

League sources advised ESPN and NFL Media on Saturday that Ryan agreed to a one-year cope with the Ravens. Monetary particulars of the settlement, which is pending a bodily, weren’t disclosed.

Ryan, who hasn’t performed a defensive snap since 2017, has handled a serious knee damage within the final two seasons. In 2018, the 28-year-old linebacker tore his ACL in coaching camp with the Packers and missed all the season. Final yr, he performed in solely two video games — on particular groups — with the Jacksonville Jaguars earlier than experiencing a setback with the knee.

The Jaguars did not choose up Ryan’s choice this low season, making him a free agent.

The Packers chosen Ryan within the fourth spherical of the 2015 NFL Draft out of Michigan. Since coming into the league, he has recorded 213 whole tackles, two fumble recoveries, one sack, one compelled fumble and three passes defensed in 45 profession video games (27 begins) between the Packers and Jaguars.

The Ravens had been anticipated to sign a veteran at center linebacker after the losses of Josh Bynes (Cincinnati Bengals) and Patrick Onwuasor (New York Jets) this low season. The one inside linebackers presently on the staff’s roster are L.J. Fort, Otaro Alaka and Chris Board, who’ve mixed for 11 profession begins.