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Ravens release safety Lardarius Webb, creating $5.5 million of cap room

Ravens release safety Lardarius Webb, creating $5.5 million of cap room

The list of players who have been Ravens longer than Lardarius Webb includes just four names: quarterback Joe Flacco, guard Marshal Yanda, punter Sam Koch and rush linebacker Terrell Suggs.

Webb’s eight-year tenure with the organization now appears to be over as the Ravens have released the veteran defensive back who has been a full-time starter with the team since 2011, and started all 16 games last year. The moves comes a day after the Ravens finalized a deal with former Arizona Cardinal Tony Jefferson, the top free-agent safety on the market, and spent big to keep nose tackle Brandon Williams.  

Webb’s release creates $5.5 million of salary cap space, and continues the...

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