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Ravens add veteran cornerback Cassius Vaughn

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The Baltimore Ravens sure are not done shuffling their roster around yet. They reached a one year deal with veteran cornerback Cassius Vaughn for the veteran minimum.

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The Baltimore Ravens sure are not done shuffling their roster around yet. They reached a one year deal with veteran cornerback Cassius Vaughn for the veteran minimum.

Adding Vaughn to the mix is likely insurance for the Ravens as they were hit hard by injuries in 2014 to their secondary. Both cornerback Jimmy Smith and Lardarius Webb were hit by injuries last season with Smith going to injured reserve with a foot injury and Webb rehabbing from his knee injury the previous season. Vaughn is the second veteran corner added to the roster this offsets on with former patriots' cornerback Kyle Arrington getting a call from general manager Ozzie Newsome as well.

After going undrafted out of mississipi, Vaughn has played for the Colts, Broncos and the Detroit Lions, starting 5 games last year for the Lions' defense. At 5-foot-11 and 195 pounds, Vaughn will compete with fellow raven cornerback Asa Jackson, Rashaad Melvin and Tray Walker for nickel and dime package snaps.