On the cusp of September, the journey to narrow the roster to 53 players has started. This Tuesday is the deadline to have the roster down to 75 players from 90. The Ravens kicked it off by cutting a cornerback:
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">As per <a href="https://twitter.com/AaronWilson_NFL">@AaronWilson_NFL</a> the <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Ravens?src=hash">#Ravens</a> have released DB Tramain Jacobs.</p>— TURRON DAVENPORT (@TDavenport_NFL) <a href="https://twitter.com/TDavenport_NFL/status/638342503385669632">August 31, 2015</a></blockquote>
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Jacobs, an undrafted free agent out of Texas A&M spent most of the 2014 season on the Ravens practice squad, until he was elevated to the roster when the Ravens redid their secondary on the fly in the middle of the season. However, Jacobs did not see much game action, as the team chose to go with more seasoned players like Anthony Levine, Danny Gorrer, and Rashaan Melvin.
This season, he was battling Cassius Vaughn, Quinton Pointer, Asa Jackson, Chris Greenwood and Tray Walker for the 5th or 6th cornerback spot, but was a long shot to make the final 53. As the first cut, the hope for him is that he will be able to snag a spot on another roster, or stick on a practice squad until a team is willing to give him a shot.