Baltimore Ravens cornerback Aaron Ross will miss the 2014 season after tearing his Achilles during a conditioning test. Ravens coach John Harbaugh made the announcement on Thursday.
Ross signed with Baltimore last month and was expected to compete for playing time as a nickel corner. He spent last season with the New York Giants, playing in just four games before a back injury ended his season.
He spent his first five seasons with the Giants, helping the team win two Super Bowl titles. He signed a three-year, $15 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars in 2012 and was cut the following offseason.
In seven NFL seasons, Ross, 31, has 250 total tackles, 11 interceptions and 41 passes defended. He wad drafted in the first round of the 2007 NFL draft out of Texas.
- Scooby Axson