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Retired linebacker Zachary Orr leads all Ravens in performance-based pay

Retired weak-side linebacker Zachary Orr got the Ravens' biggest bonus in the performance-based pay program.

Orr, an undrafted free agent who led the team in tackles last year but was forced to retire in January because of a spine condition, received a bonus of $406,939.99.

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The NFL's performance-based pay program compensates players with extra money for their playing time based upon a comparison to their salary level. In other words, players who make the least but play a lot are rewarded.

Orr, 24, made the team in 2014 and established himself as a starting linebacker this past year. He started 15 games for the Ravens and played more combined snaps on either defense or special teams than anybody on the team.

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Among the other top Ravens' bonuses were cornerback Tavon Young ($278,224.71), fullback Kyle Juszczyk ($222,364.419), guard Vladimir Ducasse ($205.554.90) and outside linebacker Za'Darius Smith ($182,036.08).

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