5 free agent offensive linemen Baltimore Ravens should sign before training camp

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4. Is Pat Elflein a fit for the Baltimore Ravens?

Pat Elflein has been in the NFL since 2017. He has been a reserve in recent years, but he has 64 career starts in the NFL. Elflein has played both center and left guard. He has 1,370 snaps at left guard and 2,608 snaps at center throughout his career.

This has to help his chances of getting signed by the Baltimore Ravens. They currently have Sam Mustipher as their backup center, but they could free up a roster spot by adding Elflein, who also has guard flexibility. Beyond that, of course, Elflein will immediately push Cleveland and the rest of the potential starters.

The issue with Elflein is the same as Pugh, and there is a reason both are free agents. Elflein started the first six weeks of the season for the Carolina Panthers at center, but a hip injury ended his year early. The Panthers turned to Bradley Bozeman and did not look back. The one difference from Pugh and Elflein is that Elfein is over three years younger and will only be 30 this year.

Also, again, the hip injury is the reason he is still around for the Ravens, and he should be about recovered just in time for training camp. The team should bring him in and check his health. If he is ready to roll,