Dan Graziano reports that free agent LB Zach Orr has two visits scheduled over the next two days including with the Jets on Saturday.
Orr’s agent, Rob Sheets, tells Josina Anderson that the number of interested teams in his client is up to 16 and he plans to take as many meaningful visits as possible.
Rob Sheets, the agent for free agent LB Zachary Orr, tells Mike Garafolo that his client’s visit with the Lions will extend into Friday.
According to Sheets, the Lions’ doctors are “pleased with everything so far” and the meeting has been “overtly positive.” Orr will have blood work done Friday morning.
Zachary Orr’s agent, Robert Sheets, tells the New York Post that the Jets have expressed interest in his client and the two parties will try to put “something in the works’’ for Orr with them in the coming days.
According to Rob Sheets, the agent for free agent LB Zachary Orr, 15 teams have contacted him about his client, who is visiting with the Lions today and an undisclosed team on Friday. Beyond that, Orr has another three visits lined up with unnamed teams.
“We’ve spoken to 15 teams,” Sheets said in an interview with 105.7 The Fan in Baltimore, via ESPN.com. “In essence, half the NFL is curious to do their own ‘due diligence’.”
Sheets mentioned that the Ravens are conflicted about re-signing Orr, given the concerns regarding his neck condition.
“There are a lot of variables that the Ravens are having to deal with,” Sheets said, via ESPN.com. “There’s a lot of internal consternation. One side of the line fighting to get Zach Orr back, and another line saying we need to move on.”
A few hours after Orr announced his plans to return to the NFL, Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome released the following statement:
“I spoke with Zach [on Tuesday] and he informed me that he would like to continue to play football. He is a free agent.”
Orr, 25, wound up signing on with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of North Texas back in May of 2014. He played out the final year of his rookie contract and is now an unrestricted free agent.
The Ravens placed Orr on season-ending injured reserve towards the end of December.
In 2016, Orr appeared in 15 games for the Ravens and recorded 133 tackles, three interceptions, two fumble recoveries, a forced fumble and five pass defenses. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 81 linebacker out of 87 qualifying players.
We have him featured in our Top 50 Available Free Agents list.