According to The Baltimore Sun, the Ravens could potentially have four unrestricted free agents and two restricted free agents in their secondary, which gives the team an opportunity to overhaul an undersized and underwhelming group that played above expectations this past season.
Cornerbacks Chris Carr, Josh Wilson and Fabian Washington and strong safety Dawan Landry will hit the open market if the Ravens don't re-sign them before free agency. Safeties Haruki Nakamura and Tom Zbikowski are restricted, and I don't see teams giving up picks to sign them.
The Ravens would be wise to re-sign Carr and Wilson assuming the price is right and they want to stick around. I think the team will retain Carr, but I see Wilson testing the open market (he could still return, though). Washington, who was benched halfway through the season, is likely a goner.
Lardarius Webb could start next season. Ditto for Domonique Foxworth, who is working his tail off to return better than ever after tearing his ACL. If the Ravens can keep Carr and Wilson and draft a taller cornerback with cover skills early in the draft, they will be in good shape at the position.
Sorry, folks, I just don't see them signing Nnamdi Asomugha. But potential free agents Johnathan Joseph, Carlos Rogers and Richard Marshall would each be a nice addition to the secondary.
The Ravens might look to replace Dawan Landry at strong safety. He's young and he hits hard when he doesn't whiff, but they need to find a strong safety with cover skills who would allow Pro Bowl free safety Ed Reed to freelance more. The free-agent crop appears to be barren, so the Ravens might be forced to hang on to Landry if they can't find an upgrade in the draft.