5 biggest takeaways from Baltimore Ravens preseason finale

-A starting job was won

-A backup job was won

-Two absences are noteworthy

-One roster spot may have been won the field

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4. Josh Johnson may have locked up the Baltimore Ravens backup quarterback job

We have been following Josh Johnson pushing Tyler Huntley for the backup quarterback job all summer. You could argue that Huntley has been behind Johnson since Todd Monken was hired. Johnson started all three games, but Huntley was only healthy in the first game.

Still, he came in behind Johnson. Johnson played well the past two weeks, and he saved his best game for last. He was 6-9 for 95 yards and a touchdown. He was pushing the ball down the field, which is why Monken prefers him to Huntley.

More than that, he is healthy, and Huntley is not right now. The Ravens may use the roster mechanics on Johnson because he is a veteran. With Huntley still injured, the Ravens could easily keep him on the initial 53-man roster, get him on the IR with designation to return, and then re-sign Johnson, who does not need to clear waivers.

This appears to be the most likely scenario as the team heads into roster cutdowns.