Trace McSorley becomes fifth Ravens draft pick to sign

Charean Williams
ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports

The Ravens announced Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley signed his four-year rookie deal Saturday.

McSorley, a sixth-round pick, becomes the fifth player in Baltimore’s 2019 draft class to sign.
Cornerback Iman Marshall, running back Justice Hill, defensive tackle Daylon Mack and guard Ben Powers signed Friday.

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The team’s only unsigned rookies are the Ravens’ top three choices — receiver Marquise “Hollywood’’ Brown, outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson and receiver Miles Boykin.

McSorley will compete for a backup quarterback spot behind Lamar Jackson and Robert Griffin III, but McSorley also could earn a roster spot on special teams and as a situational offensive player. Ravens coach John Harbaugh has mentioned McSorley filling a similar role to that of backup quarterback Taysom Hill in New Orleans.

“One of the things that I want to do here is just provide value for anything that the coaching staff needs me to do or coach Harbaugh asks me,” McSorley said, via the team website. “Wherever I can fit in and help this team win games and be able to compete at the highest level, I think that’s kind of my mentality and that’s what I want to do. I’m definitely excited to try and see what else I can do out there and get on the field anywhere I can.”

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