On Saturday, the Baltimore Ravens finalized their 53 man roster for the 2009 season. Like any season there were quite a few surprises.
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Steve Hauschka has won the kicking competition and Yamon Figurs got the ax. Other surprises were Linebackers Prescott Burgess and Antwawn Barnes and Running backs Jalen Parmele and Matt Lawrence making the team.
According to BaltimoreRavens.com, “In addition, defensive tackle Nadir Abdallah; fullback Jason Cook; running back Cedric Peerman; wideouts Justin Harper, Yamon Figurs, Jayson Foster, Ernie Wheelwright and Eron Riley; safety K.J. Gerard; kicker Graham Gano; center Robby Felix; linebacker Tony Fein; tight ends Davon Drew and Isaac Smolko; cornerback Evan Oglesby; offensive tackles Joe Reitz, Stefan Rodgers and Tre’ Stallings; guard Bryan Mattison; and linebacker William Van DeSteeg were all waived.”
So there it is folks, you’re 2009 Ravens.