Ravens release Deonte Thompson again, defensive lineman Lawrence Guy acquired
By By Aaron Wilson
The Baltimore Sun|
Sep 24, 2014 | 5:46 PM
Wide receiver Deonte Thompson was cut by the Ravens on Wednesday, marking the second time in the past five days he's been released.
The Ravens replaced him on the roster by claiming former San Diego Chargers defensive lineman Lawrence Guy off waivers. He was cut by the Chargers on Tuesday.
The Ravens need depth on the defensive line with Chris Canty and Timmy Jernigan both dealing with knee injuries. Canty didn't practice Wednesday. Jernigan has a meniscus injury that kept him from playing against the Cleveland Browns and is still hoping to avoid surgery.
The Ravens re-signed running back Fitzgerald Toussaint to the practice squad after he cleared waivers on Wednesday.
Guy, 24, has played in three games this season with no statistics registered. In 10 games last season, the 6-foot-4, 318-pound lineman had 16 tackles. A former Arizona State player and Las Vegas native who has also played for the Indianapolis Colts and Green Bay Packers, Guy has 38 career tackles, one sack and four pass deflections.