In a roster move that points to concern over cornerback
Johnson was signed following a tryout that also included former
To create a roster spot for Johnson, the Ravens placed rookie running back
A 6-foot-1, 200-pounder from Louisville, Johnson has previous stints with the
Johnson, 33, has 29 career starts, intercepting eight passes with 170 tackles and three forced fumbles.
Besides Smith's injury, the Ravens are already missing shutdown cornerback
Johnson was granted time off by the Raiders late last season when he was placed on the reserve-non-football injury list.
His sister was killed by a former boyfriend, and his mother was shot and made it through the incident.
Rainey is an undrafted rookie from Western Kentucky who was on the active roster for three games prior to his season ending with this knee injury.