Ravens Still In The Mix To For Jets WR Eric Decker, Despite Signing Jeremy Maclin

The Baltimore Ravens have officially signed veteran WR Jeremy Maclin to a two-year contract (NFLTR) on Monday.

However, Adam Schefter mentions that even with the addition of Maclin, the Ravens could still make a play for Jets WR Eric Decker in the coming days.

The expectation has been that Decker would either be traded or released shortly after Maclin signed with a team, so this figures to be a hot topic in the coming days.

Previous reports have said that the Jets have been in contact with the Ravens about Decker, but it will be interesting to see if New York is able to get a late-round pick in return for him or if they’ll be forced to release him.

Decker, 29, is a former third-round pick of the Broncos back in 2010. He spent four years in Denver before signing a five-year, $36.25 million contract that included $15 million guaranteed with the Jets as a free agent back in 2014.

Decker stands to make base salaries of $7.25 million and $7.5 million over the remaining two years of the agreement.

According to OverTheCap.com, releasing or trading Decker would free up $5.75 million of available cap space while creating $3 million in dead money.

In 2016, Decker was limited to appearing in just three games and catching nine passes for 194 yards receiving and two touchdowns before he was placed on season-ending injured reserve with both hip and shoulder injuries.

We’ll have more regarding Decker as the news is available.

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