3 guards Ravens must consider signing after Kevin Zeitler departure

Baltimore needs more depth on the offensive line

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2. Andrus Peat, New Orleans Saints

Peat has been a solid draft pick for the Saints, but some reasonably serious recurring injury issues and New Orleans' own cap issues have the club ready to move on from the three-time Pro Bowl lineman. While he came into the league as a tackle, his best spot will likely be as a road-grading guard at this stage of his career.

Peat was fairly respectable last year, allowing just two sacks in 809 offensive snaps for a team that liked to throw the ball a lot. If the Ravens feel confident in taking on a player with his past injury history, Peat could end up in Baltimore as the starting left guard between the restructured Ronnie Stanley and Tyler Linderbaum.

The Baltimore Ravens could take a chance on Andrus Peat

The Ravens seem to like some of their internal depth at the guard spots, as Cleveland seems like a natural to slide in at right guard while Vorhees could perform like the Top-75 player he was before his ACL tear at the NFL Combine. This could make Baltimore more willing to take a chance on an injury-prone player.

Peat may not be what he once was, but Baltimore's scheme did make a Pro Bowler out of Zeitler and helped Simpson go from a practice squad washout to a starting guard who signed a multi-year contract. Going to this offense might be the nitro boost Peat needs to get his career back on track.