It was a quiet rookie season for Ravens outside linebacker Adrian Hamilton.
Instead of reprising his role as a star pass rusher from his college days, Hamilton was active for two games as he spent the year familiarizing himself with how to perform on special teams.
Now, Hamilton is hoping to build a niche on special teams and as a situational pass rusher.
"I hope to be a bigger impact on the team," Hamilton said during running back
As a senior at Prairie View A&M, Hamilton had 20 1/2 sacks to break the
After being cut by Dallas, primarily due to his lack of experience on special teams, the 6-foot-3, 251-pounder was signed to the Ravens' practice squad.
He was promoted to the active roster for the final two games of the regular season, making a solo tackle covering a kickoff against the
To climb the depth chart, Hamilton will need to impress the coaching staff during organized team activities and minicamp and demonstrate that he understands the defensive playbook.
"Yeah, definitely," Hamilton said. "Me not being a rookie anymore, embracing the playbook more and watching