The Ravens bolstered their offensive line Sunday by agreeing to a one-year deal with center Andre Gurode.
Gurode, a five-time Pro Bowler with the Dallas Cowboys, is entering his 10th NFL season. He has started 122 career games, including every game in each of the past three seasons.
"We just got better as a team," Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said in a news release. "To have a successful season, you have to have quality depth across the board. We just added great depth to the interior of our offensive line with Andre."
Gurode was a second-round draft pick (No. 37 overall) out of Colorado in the 2002 NFL draft.
The Ravens have been without center Matt Birk -- who underwent left knee surgery in the offseason -- all preseason. Bryan Mattison served as the Ravens' starting center in Birk's absence.