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Ravens sign safety Kendrick Lewis to a three-year contract

Ravens sign safety Kendrick Lewis to a three-year contract

The Ravens signed rangy former Houston Texans free safety Kendrick Lewis to a three-year contract Saturday, a roster move intended to bolster a secondary that struggled last season.

The Ravens have had an ongoing need at the position, with former first-round draft pick Matt Elam not establishing himself as a viable starter during his first two NFL seasons.

The Ravens brought back veteran starting free safety Will Hill on a $1.542 million low tender, but starting strong safety Darian Stewart signed a two-year contract with the Denver Broncos. Lewis is expected to start opposite Hill.

Lewis, 26, was the Texans' leading tackler last season as he started every game at free...

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