Ravens place top pick Perriman on IR
OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens have placed top draft pick Breshad Perriman on injured reserve after a wasted season in which the wide receiver didn’t play a down.
Perriman hurt his right knee on the first day of training camp and never fully recovered. The injury was diagnosed as a sprained PCL.
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome made the move Tuesday after talking with Perriman and the team’s medical staff.
Perriman was selected with the 26th overall pick out of Central Florida. He was supposed to provide Baltimore with outside speed after the team did not re-sign free agent wide receiver Torrey Smith.
Baltimore also waived defensive back Asa Jackson and cut punt returner Jeremy Ross, who fumbled a punt Sunday in a 22-20 loss to Jacksonville.
The Ravens signed the following players to the active roster: wide receiver Kaelin Clay, tight end Chase Ford and cornerback Cassius Ford.