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Ravens assigned German League fullback as part of International Pathway program

Ravens assigned German League fullback as part of International Pathway program

Christopher Ezeala, a fullback and linebacker in the German Football League, has been assigned to the Ravens as part of the International Player Pathway program.

Ezeala, 22, has been playing for the Ingolstadt Dukes after stints with the Munich Rangers and Allgäu Comets. He’s 5 feet 11 and 243 pounds, and he’s expected to focus on the fullback position.

The Ravens are one of eight teams that will carry an additional overseas player on their practice squad in 2018 with the expansion of the International Player Pathway program.

The program, instituted in 2017, provides international athletes with an opportunity to compete at the NFL...

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