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Charles James, Bryn Renner highlight Ravens practice squad

Charles James, Bryn Renner highlight Ravens practice squad

The Ravens used most of their practice squad spots Sunday to bring back players who impressed the team during the preseason but were squeezed off the 53-man roster. They did make one outside acquisition, signing a player whose versatility, effort and taste in colorful socks made him one of the stars of the HBO show “Hard Knocks.”

A day after he was waived by the Houston Texans, Charles James agreed to join the Ravens practice squad. James, 25, who played at Charleston Southern, is a 5-foot-9 cornerback who also can contribute on special teams. Texans coach Bill O'Brien even used James as a running back in the preseason; he scored a touchdown against the New Orleans...

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