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Ravens complete signing of Tony Jefferson for 4 years, $36 million

Ravens complete signing of Tony Jefferson for 4 years, $36 million

For the second straight offseason, the Ravens have signed arguably the top free agent safety available. 

Officially able to sign free agents after the 4 p.m. start of free agency, the Ravens worked quickly to finalize a deal with former Arizona Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson.  

The Ravens signed Jefferson to a four-year, $36 million despite the Cleveland Browns making a bigger offer, according to ESPN. The $9 million per year average makes him the sixth highest paid safety in the league.

Jefferson, 25, will join veteran Eric Weddle, who signed a four-year, $26 million deal with the Ravens last March. The pair should comprise...

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