BREAKING: Ravens Acquire Center Jeremy Zuttah from the Buccaneers

The Baltimore Ravens traded a 2015 draft pick for the expendable center from the Buccaneers.

Gino Gradkowski, considered one of the Ravens' worst starters this past year, has officially been replaced.

Ozzie Newsome and company have officially acquired Jeremy Zuttah, a center/ guard, from the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in exchange for a draft pick in the 2015 draft (the specifics have not been released).

Zuttah has two years remaining on his current deal, but is expected to renegotiate for the long term once he arrives in Baltimore. Zuttah was made expendable when the Buccaneers signed Evan Dietrich-Smith from the Green Bay Packers earlier in free agency.

Zuttah has started for the Buccaneers the last three seasons, only missing a total of two games. Originally drafted in the 3rd round of the 2008 NFL Draft out of Rutgers, the 27 year-old has played both guard and center in the NFL.

Ozzie Newsome made it a goal to get bigger in the interior offensive line this offseason, and has done just that by replacing the 6'3" 300 lb Gradkowski with a 6'4" 308 lb Zuttah. This is also intended to help fix the Ravens struggling run game, pairing Zuttah up with his former Rutgers teammate Ray Rice.

With the return of left guard Kelechi Osemele from injury and the resigning of franchise left tackle Eugene Monroe, the Ravens offensive line appears to be set at every position except for right tackle.

Edit: The pick in 2015 is a fifth rounder, according to multiple reports.

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