The Rams have lost several key players in free agency, but one is not officially gone — yet.
The Athletic reported on Wednesday that due to an ankle injury suffered last season, the Baltimore Ravens have yet to finalize a contract for defensive lineman Michael Brockers.
Why did Ravens have interest in Ndamumkong Suh? One possible reason is a recent physical performed by an independent doctor turned up concerns about DT Michael Brockers' ankle, per sources. Brockers sustained a high-ankle sprain late last year.— Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiec) March 25, 2020
Yet, but all accounts, the Ravens want to get the deal done. Brockers’ agent told the NFL Network this:
Brockers’ agent @ScottCasterline said the coronavirus situation has slowed down the medical and signing process but “I’m very confident Michael will be announced as a Raven this week.” https://t.co/XPN6Gg50t3— Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) March 25, 2020
Still, due to the coronavirus crisis, it may be difficult to get a deal done anytime soon.
Is there any way Brockers could head back to the Rams?
Well, if the deal in Baltimore is eventually scuttled, Brockers will become a free agent again. And, if that happens, it is technically a possibility that Brockers returns to L.A.
Still, an eventual union in Baltimore is the likely ending. But, it’s not officially over until he’s signed as a Raven.
Brockers agreed to a three-year, $30 million deal with the Ravens last week. Brockers, 29, played his entire eight-year career so far with the Rams, and had one of his best NFL seasons in 2019.