Elvis Dumervil, Ravens agree to five-year deal

Elvis Dumervil is heading East. (Jack Dempsey / AP) Elvis Dumervil is heading East. (Jack Dempsey / AP)

The Baltimore Ravens added a defensive player for a change this offseason, reaching agreement in principle on a five-year deal with  Elvis Dumervil.

The team announced the deal, which is contingent on Dumervil passing a physical Tuesday. The Denver Post first reported the news.

Dumervil, who became a free agent when his signed Broncos contract was not received via fax before the deadline, has been a stalwart at defensive end in Denver. In Baltimore, he will bolster a defense depleted by the departure of Ray Lewis (retirement), Paul Kruger, Cary Williams, Ed Reed and Bernard Pollard.

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.



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Cindy Boren · March 24, 2013