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Ravens trading center Jeremy Zuttah to 49ers

Ravens trading center Jeremy Zuttah to 49ers

The Ravens have prioritized upgrading their offensive line this offseason and they apparently see center as one position where they can do that. However, their options to replace Jeremy Zuttah seem to be limited. 

In a move that appears to be more about improving performance at the position than saving money, the Ravens traded Zuttah and their 2017 sixth-round pick (198 overall) to the San Francisco 49ers in exchange for the 49ers’ sixth-round pick (186 overall). In dealing their starting center of the past three seasons, the Ravens created $2.4 million in salary cap space and moved up 12 draft spots in the sixth round.

It was widely reported early Wednesday that the...