Veteran safety James Ihedigbo knows exactly why the
The Ravens wanted to acquire expertise on special teams and for him to provide depth on defense with safety
"Being in the league for six years now, I bring that leadership mentality of the big game, of playing in multiple
Ihedigbo was signed to a one-year, $700,000 contract that included no signing bonus and counts for $540,000 against the salary cap under the minimum salary player benefit.
"It was real quick," Ihedigbo said. "Once we got everything situated, I was here the next day."
Ihedigbo, 28, started a dozen games for the Patriots last season, finishing with 69 tackles and one pass deflection. Heading into his sixth
It didn't take much convincing for the Ravens to strike a deal with Ihedigbo considering his mother lives in Abingdon and the team won the
"I have a lot of respect for their organization for many years now," Ihedigbo said. "I feel honored and privileged to be a Baltimore Raven."