4 free agent safeties Baltimore Ravens must sign before training camp

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3. DeAndre Houston-Carson is a sleeper the Baltimore Ravens could sign

The Baltimore Ravens signed Sam Mustipher and Angelo Blackson after they started for the Chicago Bears last year. DeAndre Houston-Carson was mainly a reserve, but he also could be a player that could fit on the Ravens roster.

First, he is a special teams ace which could ensure a roster spot as a fifth safety. Between DHC, Geno Stone, and Brandon Stephens, they would have three safeties with completely varying skill sets. It could allow the Ravens to show multiple differing looks when they go to three safeties.

More than that, it could take some burden off of Geno Stone. Stone would probably still be the third safety over Houston-Carson, but if Stone needs to play a more significant role, stepping in for Chuck Clark, the team will need a depth safety, someone who could play the brunt of the special teams snaps and allow Stone to be more of a defensive mind.

When you add in that Houston-Carson has not made many starts in his career, and he will likely be able to be signed on a team-friendly deal it makes sense to give him a call before training camp starts up and teams are looking for the depth.