They’ll need that breathing room with $111.872 million in salary-cap commitments already accounted for in the next NFL fiscal year, including high salary-cap figures for nose tackle Haloti Ngata ($16 million), quarterback Joe Flacco ($14.8 million), Suggs ($12.4 million), cornerback Webb ($10.5 million), running back Ray Rice ($8.75 million), offensive guard Marshal Yanda ($8.45 million) and weak-side linebacker Jameel McClain ($4.4 million).
Waiting in reserve
When the Ravens signed Scott in October, it was intended to provide an emergency option if anything happened to Rice and backup Bernard Pierce.
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The Ravens haven’t needed to use Scott with Rice and Pierce relatively healthy. Scott has been inactive every game rather than have three running backs and two fullbacks active.
Scott was re-signed last Tuesday after being cut when tight end Dennis Pitta was activated. Scott was told he’d likely be back when he was released.
Retired Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis and former quarterback Trent Dilfer were at the game working for ESPN’s Monday Night Football broadcasting crew. Lewis predicted a Ravens victory. .. The Ravens’ game captains were offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, Pitta, McClain and Dumervil.