Eric Weddle exits Baltimore with none intriguing feelings.
The Ravens released the venerable security, saving $7.5 million in opposition to the salary cap.
Weddle informed Jamison Hensley of ESPN on Wednesday that he met with Baltimore total supervisor Eric DeCosta after the season and his liberate wasn’t a shock.
“Or no longer it is their resolution, and I appreciate that. No intriguing feelings,” Weddle acknowledged. “[DeCosta] acknowledged, ‘We’re releasing you,’ and acknowledged some nice things about me. That used to be it. They’re though-provoking forward. I did now not catch any inclination that they desired to raise me support, which is totally gorgeous. He’s though-provoking forward alongside with his opinion, and I will be pulling for him.”
Weddle licensed the team did now not search files from of him to rob a pay lower sooner than being released.
After speedily mulling retirement following the 2018 season, the 34-yr-used plans to proceed his taking half in profession.
“Or no longer it is all about my smartly being and my mindset,” Weddle acknowledged. “Who’s conscious of how long I might play? 34-35 is the original 31 with the vogue guys are taking half in on this point in time.”
Weddle earned Pro Bowl nods in every of his three seasons in Baltimore and stays among the savviest safeties in the NFL. Whereas the free-agent security pool is deep — boasting names admire Earl Thomas, Landon Collins, Tyrann Mathieu, Kenny Vaccaro, Lamarcus Joyner and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix — Weddle would be a welcome venerable presence to a contender.
Weddle informed Hensley “alternative teams” expressed passion and that he plans to rob several free-agent trips sooner than touchdown in a brand original city.
Getting a jump on free agency needs to be a boon for Weddle, who might possibly possibly also catch a brand original squad sooner than others at his space gobble up on hand dinero.