Ravens sign S Geno Stone to a 1-year deal

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The Baltimore Ravens announced they’ve signed safety Geno Stone to a one-year deal.

If that name sounds familiar, it’s because Stone was the Ravens’ seventh-round pick in the 2020 NFL draft. Unfortunately, as a part of shuffling around their roster last season, Stone ended up heading to the practice squad and was eventually waived. The Houston Texans had stepped in last season, claiming Stone off of waivers but didn’t tender him as an exclusive rights free agent this offseason, allowing him to hit free agency.

Stone appeared in two games with Baltimore last season, playing just two defensive snaps and 38 special teams snaps. While he didn’t have any measurable production, Stone rejoining the Ravens provides some depth at safety and potentially even another special teams player. At the worst, signing Stone gives Baltimore another affordable body in training camp and the potential for Stone to earn a spot on the 53-man roster.

Ravens fans have been critical of the organization for their lack of signings in free agency. While Stone’s signing likely won’t get too many rounds of applause, it’s a great move that helps to fill out the roster with a player the team already knows well.

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