Ranking 10 Baltimore Ravens roster bubble players before cutdown day

The Baltimore Ravens have about 50 locks on their 53-man roster. Who are the best candidates to take those final couple of spots?

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2. DeAndre Houston-Carson should make the Baltimore Ravens

DeAndre Houston-Carson was only signed about two weeks ago, but he has a great chance of making the roster. It helps that he brings NFL experience, and has been with the Chicago Bears since 2016. He is not known and did not sign until late because he is not a starter, but Houston-Carson played over 400 defensive snaps and over 200 special teams last year and has over 1,300 snaps on each side of the ball in his career.

Despite missing the first preseason game Houston-Carson was sixth on the team in special teams snaps with 38, and he was 10th on the defense in snaps played with 107. Averaging over 50 snaps on defense and 19 special teams snaps per game is pretty notable and shows how much the team wants to get him acclimated. Is that because his roster spot is a lock?

The issue is that Kyle Hamilton, Marcus Williams, and Geno Stone are locks to play over him. Daryl Worley seemed to have locked a job down, and that means DHC will have to work as the fifth safety to make the team. The special teams ability speaks to why he is so high, and why he may have the edge on any 53rd spot. Still, he will be waiting patiently over the next 24 hours to find out his fate.