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Report: Backup quarterback Matt Schaub to visit Ravens

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The Ravens are hosting the veteran backup quarterback this week, reports The Baltimore Sun.

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One area the Ravens need to shore up is at the backup quarterback. It appears the Ravens have already zeroed in on a potential replacement, according to The Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Matt Schaub is expected to visit the Ravens early this week, according to a league source. Falcons, Cowboys and Titans also interested</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/status/582627616122888192">March 30, 2015</a></blockquote>

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Schaub makes a lot of sense for quite a few reasons. He's familiar with West Coast offense principles. He's a veteran with starting experience that would make things easy on the coaching staff if an injury were to occur to Joe Flacco. With how his career has trailed off a bit, getting him cheap shouldn't be a problem.

It's clear the Ravens aren't ready for Keith Wenning to be the primary backup. Getting someone such as Schaub at a fair price would be ideal for the Ravens.