McSorley, McPhee, Warrior Among Ravens Final Cuts, Bredeson Traded

Team cuts to final 53

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Ravens faced some difficult roster decisions prior to the NFL's mandatory cut date and linebacker Pernell McPhee, backup quarterback Trace McSorley, defensive back Anthony Levine Sr. and cornerback Nigel Warrior were among those that did not make the team.

However, Baltimore could still bring those players if they clear waivers. 

Baltimore sent the second-year guard Ben Bredeson to the Giants. 

The compensation:

Giants get Chiefs’ fifth-round pick acquired in the Orlando Brown trade, a seventh-round pick in 2023 and Bredeson. 

Ravens get Giants’ fourth-round pick in 2022.

Here are the cuts:

Terminated, Vested Veteran

  • McPhee
  • Defensive Back Anthony Levine Sr.
  • Nose Tackle Justin Ellis
  • Tight End Eric Tomlinson
  • Defensive End Chris Smith

Reserve/Non-Football Injury

  •  Offensive Tackle Ja'Wuan James


  • Linebacker Otaro Alaka
  • Wide Receiver Deon Cain
  • Defensive Tackle Aaron Crawford


  • Offensive Tackle Adrian Ealy
  • Tight End/Fullback Ben Mason
  • Running Back Nate McCrary
  • McSorley
  • Wide Receiver Jaylon Moore
  • Tight End Tony Poljan
  • Tackle Foster Sarell
  • Defensive Tackle Jovan Swann
  • Kicker Jake Verity
  • Wide Receiver Binjimen Victor
  • Warrior

The Ravens draft picks in 2022:

First round: One pick 

Second round: One pick 

Third round: Two picks (Comp for David Culley) 

Fourth round: Five picks -Own -

  • From Arizona in 2021 draft trade 
  • From New York Giants for Bredeson trade.
  • Comps for Matt Judon and Yannicl Ngakoue 

Sixth round: One (via Miam in Greg Mancz trade)