The Ravens are bringing back veteran safety and special teams contributor James Ihedigbo on a one-year contract, according to a league source wth knowledge of the situation.
He finished with six special teams tackles, 19 tackles on defense with one sack and a pass deflection. Ihedigbo had a career-high 72 tackles, including 50 solos, with the Patriots in 2011.
For his career, the 6-foot-1, 214-pounder has 74 special teams tackles. That includes a career-high 27 special teams tackles with the New York Jets in 2009.
Ihedigbo is respected in the locker room and highly regarded by the Ravens and majority owner Steve Bisciotti.
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