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'Lord Have Mercy!' Ex Ravens CB Deion Sanders Praises Derrick Henry Signing

The signing of Derrick Henry adds an element to the Ravens offense that was previously missing.
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The Baltimore Ravens shocked the football world by landing the most coveted free agent running back on the open market this offseason in Derrick Henry. Henry adds an element to the Ravens offense that was previously missing: a bonafide No. 1 back.

Former Ravens corner Deion Sanders took to social media to voice approval of the signing and offer a bit of a prediction.

"@KingHenry_2 with the @Ravens & @Lj_era8 Lord have mercy on the rest of the league because it's a rap!!! The @NBA would've Blocked this move. WOW! This is epic but I hate the way we've allowed the RB position to be devalued. #CoachPrime"

Sanders predicts "it's a (w)rap," possibly indicating it's all over for the rest of the league because this move is what will put the Ravens over the top for a Super Bowl championship behind Jackson and Henry.

As "King" Henry joins the Baltimore offense, he'll add to an already list of impressive playmakers.

Last season, Baltimore went into Week 1 with J.K. Dobbins as the lead rusher. Dobbins was lost for the season with an Achilles tear. In his stead, Gus Edwards, who's headed to the Chargers, performed well. Keaton Mitchell played well until his season-ending injury, as did Justice Hill.

Henry ran for 1,167 yards on 280 carries last year behind an inferior line to what he'll enjoy in Baltimore. And his 4.2 yards per carry will help open the passing attack for Jackson, Flowers and Company.