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Ravens adjust wide receiver corps with a few signings and cuts

The team is fine-tuning its roster before the draft and camp.

Tommy Gilligan-USA TODAY Sports

During the week, the Ravens have made a few minor moves in regards to their wide receiving corps. In the coming days, the team will be finalizing its roster for both the upcoming draft and subsequent offseason camps. One of the final steps in that process is the signing of exclusive rights tenders, which two wide receivers agreed to over the past few days.

Daniel Brown, a rookie last year, showed a lot of promise in camp. He made spectacular catches and was constantly the talk of the camp among the media assembled in Owings Mills. However, Brown never broke through and didn't live up to his camp performance. Brown was cut before the regular season, but joined the practice squad shortly after and was called to suit up for the 53-man roster in November. He tallied six catches for 64 yards on the year.

26-year-old receiver Chris Matthews joined the Ravens towards the end of the season after being cut by Seattle. Matthews was a NFL journeyman ever since he entered the league undrafted in 2011, but he caught on with the Seahawks and most notably made some key catches in their Super Bowl defeat. Matthews was able to accumulate 13 receptions in a bakers' dozen games for both Seattle and Baltimore. He also grabbed a receiving touchdown.

Cam Worthy was sort of a footnote for the Ravens. The undrafted free agent was out for all of last season on the Injured Reserve with a stress fracture in his foot that he sustained in the spring.

With the signings and the releases, Baltimore still has a deep receiving corps that will obviously need to be trimmed down before the season begins. The formidable group is now composed of Kamar Aiken, Breshad Perriman, Darren Waller, Daniel Brown, Chris Matthews, Steve Smith, Sr., Marlon Brown, Michael Campanaro, Jeremy Butler, Kaelin Clay, and Chuck Jacobs.