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Marcus Rivers
(Amy Davis / Baltimore Sun)

The Ravens have released former University of Buffalo wide receiver Marcus Rivers with the signing of veteran wide receiver Brandon Stokley.

Rivers, 6 feet 3, 220 pounds, was cut last year by the Green Bay Packers after going undrafted.

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Rivers has also had stints with the Calgary Stampeders and Edmonton Eskimos in the Canadian Football League.

As a senior, he caught 60 passes for 615 yards and two touchdowns. He was a second-team All-Mid-American Conference selection.

As a junior, he caught 50 passes for 690 yards and five touchdowns.

He played basketball in high school and was an All-Western New York selection. Rivers has run a 4.57 40-yard dash, 36-inch vertical leap, a 10-4 broad jump and a 6.63 three-cone drill.

Rivers competed in the NFL super regional combine last year and played in the Players All-Star classic.

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