The commonsense Ravens 53-man roster

Together, John and Chris did the complete roster cut-down to finalize what their ideal roster would be for the Baltimore Ravens. The two first cut the roster down to 75, as the Ravens will next week. After that, they made the tough decision on who to cut to get the roster down to its final 53-player total.

As an added bonus, the two decided to form their practice squad as well.

First round cuts:

RB: Fitzgerald Toussaint

FB: Shaun Chapas

WR: Mike Willie

TE: Phillip Supernaw

OT: Brett Van Sloten, Parker Graham

DL: AJ Patalali

LB: Zach Orr, Austin Spitler

S: Brynden Trawick

P: Richie Leone

IR: Kapron Lewis-Moore, Brent Urban, Aaron Ross

Suspension: Ray Rice, Will Hill

Second Round Cuts:

QB: Tyrod Taylor

RB: Cierre Wood

WR: Deonte Thompson, LaQuan Williams, Jace Davis

TE: Nathan Overbay

OT: James Hurst, David Mims, Jah Reid

OG: John Urschel, AQ Shipley

OC: Reggie Stephens

DL: Levi Brown

LB: Josh Bynes, Nicholas DiMarco, DJ Roberts

CB: Tramain Jacobs, Sammy Seamster, Marrio Norman, Deji Olatoye

S: Anthony Levine, Jeromy Miles

Final Roster:

QB: Joe Flacco, Keith Wenning

RB: Bernard Pierce, Justin Forsett, Lorenzo Taliaferro

FB: Kyle Juszycz

WR: Torrey Smith, Steve Smith, Marlon Brown, Jacoby Jones, Kamar Aiken, Jeremy Butler, Michael Campanero

TE: Dennis Pitta, Owen Daniels, Crockett Gilmore

OT: Eugene Monroe, Ricky Wagner

OG: Kelechi Osemele, Marshal Yanda, Will Rackley

C: Jeremy Zuttah, Gino Gradkowski, Ryan Jensen

DL: Chris Canty, Haloti Ngata, Derrick Hopkins, DeAngelo Tyson, Timmy Jernigan, Brandon Williams, Terrance Cody

LB: CJ Mosley, Daryl Smith, Arthur Brown, Terrell Suggs, Elvis Dumervil, Courtney Upshaw, Albert McLellan, John Simon, Pernell McPhee

CB: Lardarius Webb, Jimmy Smith, Asa Jackson, Chykie Brown, Dominique Franks

S: Matt Elam, Darian Stewart, Terrance Brooks, Omar Brown

K: Justin Tucker

P: Sam Koch

LS: Morgan Cox

Practice Squad:

Tramaine Jacobs

Sammy Seamster

John Urschel

Mike Willie

Reggie Stephens

DJ Roberts

Levi Brown

Notes: This roster is based on the collaboration between the two owners. This is not a roster prediction (that will come later in the preseason).

The two decided to keep Keith Wenning over Tyrod Taylor based on system fit. Wenning is more like Flacco, making an easier transition in case of injury.

The decision to keep seven wide receivers comes from keeping less lineman. If the Ravens choose to keep only six wide receivers, they could opt for a tackle or Jeromy Miles, but again, this is not a roster prediction.

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