Ravens Name 7 to Practice Squad

September 06, 2009 | Glenn Clark

Here’s the official release, courtesy of the Ravens’ media relations staff:

Sept. 6, 2009

For Immediate Release


The Ravens have signed the following seven players to their practice squad:

K.J. Gerard                              S             6-1       192       Rookie           Northern Arizona

Justin Harper                         WR         6-3       215       2nd Year         Virginia Tech

Bryan Mattison                     G             6-3       295       2nd Year         Iowa

Joe Reitz                                 T             6-7       305       2nd Year         Western Michigan

Eron Riley                               WR         6-3       205       Rookie           Duke

Stefan Rodgers                      T             6-5       317       3rd Year         Lambuth

William VanDeSteeg             OLB         6-4       256       Rookie           Minnesota

Additionally, TE Davon Drew was picked up by the Dolphins, WR/KR Yamon Figurs was picked up by the Lions, and RB Cedric Peerman was added by the Browns. The Ravens will add another player to the practice squad this week according to Mike Duffy of BaltimoreRavens.com; who also reports the team has placed Ernie Wheelwright on their practice squad.