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Ravens quiet at trade deadline, plan to sign Chuck Jacobs to practice squad

Ravens quiet at trade deadline, plan to sign Chuck Jacobs to practice squad

Despite a need at wide receiver after losing star Steve Smith Sr. to a season-ending Achilles tear on Sunday, the Ravens made only a minor addition in free agency, and no moves at the NFL's 4 p.m. trade deadline.

According to the NFL's transaction wire, the Ravens did not sign any players Tuesday, despite a wide receiver tryout that included former New York Giants and Indianapolis Colts star Hakeem Nicks, Chuck Jacobs and Joe Morgan.

However, the team plans to sign Jacobs to the practice squad, according to a source.

Jacobs, a Utah State product who was signed as an undrafted free agent by the San Francisco 49ers, spent 2013 on the 49ers practice squad under Jim...

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