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Ravens sign Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode

The question of why the Ravens only decided to keep eight offensive linemen has been answered. One day after cutting their roster down to 53 players the Ravens have signed five-time Pro Bowl center Andrew Gurode.

On August 29 Gurode was released by the Dallas Cowboys after failing to reach an agreement on a restructured contract.

Baltimore’s starting center, Matt Birk, has been held out of action all preseason with a knee injury. On Aug. 3 he had a minor surgery on his left knee and may have to have his knee drained after every game, though he is expected to be ready for the team’s season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 11.

But in case Birk is not ready the Ravens have signed a one-year contract with Gurode. Gurode has been selected to the Pro Bowl the past five seasons and was an All-Pro selection in 2007 and 2009.

The Ravens have not announced a corresponding roster move since wide receiver David Reed is suspended for the regular-season opener and will not count against the 53-man roster.

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