Justin Bethel signed with the Ravens because of who he has become: a special teams standout with significant cornerback experience.
But he also signed with the Ravens in part because of whom he knows.
In a conference call with local reporters Tuesday, Bethel recalled how safety Tony Jefferson, a former Arizona Cardinals teammate, called him Friday morning, wondering why the free agent was playing hard to get. Or at least hard to reach.
“I'm pretty sure everybody knows how aggressive Tony Jefferson likes to recruit,” Bethel joked, referring to Jefferson’s habit of
The Cardinals have beaten up on a trio of bad teams in the Falcons, Texans and Jaguars to improve to 6-4, so it's hard to tell if they are for real or not. This weekend's game against the Colts will be revealing.