Battle for Ravens third quarterback will come down to final days

Trace McSorley and Tyler Huntley in mix for final roster

Ravens rookie Tyler Huntley has made some impressive throws throughout training camp.

Huntley is also mobile and can make plays when the pocket breaks down.

However, has he done enough to unseat Trace McSorley as the third quarterback on the depth chart behind starter Lamar Jackson and Robert Griffin III?

"They’re all doing well. I like what they’re doing," Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. "They’re in different stages of their careers. It plays out every day, but we like them both. We like all four of our guys. They’re all doing a good job, but they’re all in different places right now in their development.”

Huntley has mostly outplayed McSorley, at least in the practice sessions that have been open to the media. Huntley has been more accurate with his throws and appears to have more confidence throwing the ball downfield. 

Huntley has huge potential and the Ravens would love to have him develop on their practice squad in 2020. Huntley played in 37 career games (33 starts), missing eight due to injury at Utah. He went 23-10 as a starter, ranking third all-time in career wins by a Utes quarterback Huntley completed 574-of-854 passes for 7,351 yards, 46 touchdowns, and 20 interceptions, adding 1,146 rushing yards and 16 scores.

During his 2019 senior season, was a finalist for the Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award and the Manning Award, in addition to being a semifinalist for the Walter Camp Player of the Year Award, the Davey O’Brien Award and the Lombardi Award. 

The Ravens selected McSorley in the sixth round (197th overall) of the 2019 NFL Draft after he had a stellar career at Penn State. He was a gameday inactive in Weeks 1-16, but the Ravens did not want to put him on the practice squad because another team would have scooped him up. 

"I would say that Trace is having a really good camp. He looks good; he’s worked very, very hard," Ravens quarterbacks coach James Urban said. "And all signs are pointing up for Tyler Huntley. It’s not too big for him. He’s done the work, the mental work. And then when he has the opportunity to make throws, he’s making some really good throws. I’m just really happy with the room and the guys that I get to work with every day.”