Before his pending meeting with the
Huff has been on the Ravens' radar since being cut by the Raiders prior to the start of the free agency signing period. He was due a $4 million base salary and a $4 million roster bonus in 2013 on his $32 million Raiders contract, carrying a hefty $11.288 million salary-cap figure for this fiscal year.
The Cowboys aren't in a financial position to sign Huff immediately because of their ultra-cramped salary-cap situation. They have just $126,00 available under the
The Ravens have salary-cap space, at roughly $4.707 million under the limit once they officially sign former
Huff is a 30-year-old former Texas standout who grew up in Irving, Texas, where he was a high school football and track star. He has written about his interest in the Ravens and Cowboys on his verified Twitter account.
The Ravens could use a veteran presence at free safety after former NFL Defensive Player of the Year
Huff is a 2006 Raiders first-round draft pick (seventh overall) who has also drawn interest from the
Huff recorded 56 tackles, two interceptions and 13 pass deflections last season.
The Cowboys are also meeting with former
Allen hasn't emerged as a target for the Ravens.
The Ravens were talking with former Steelers linebacker
When asked about the Ravens' job opportunity closing, Harrison's agent, Bill Parise, confirmed that was the case, adding: "We've got some other teams that are interested."