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Ravens make change in long snappers, sign Patrick Scales
Ravens make change in long snappers, sign Patrick Scales

When the Ravens play the Houston Texans on Sunday, they'll be using their third different long snapper of the season. The team signed Patrick Scales on Thursday and placed Kevin McDermott (elbow) on injured reserve. McDermott had originally beaten out Scales when the Ravens had a tryout to replace veteran long snapper Morgan Cox, who tore his anterior cruciate ligament on Oct.19 against the Atlanta Falcons. McDermott snapped in seven games for the Ravens and was mostly solid. However, a high snap last week against the Jacksonville Jaguars contributed to Justin Tucker missing a 54-yard field goal. The Ravens are plenty familiar with Scales. He was with them during the 2011 and...

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