Ravens cornerback Aaron Ross tears Achilles’, is out for the season


(Associated Press)

Veteran cornerback Aaron Ross, who signed with the Baltimore Ravens last month to give them depth in the secondary, will miss the 2014 season after tearing his Achilles’ tendon during a conditioning test on Thursday morning, the first day of training camp.

Ross, 31, spent last season with the New York Giants, his second stint there after New York selected him with the 20th overall pick of the 2007 NFL draft. He played only four games in 2013 before being placed on injured reserve with a back injury. Ross previously played for the Giants from 2007 to 2011, helping lead New York to two Super Bowl titles. In 2012, Ross played for the Jacksonville Jaguars. He has 11 career interceptions in seven seasons.

Ross starred in college at Texas, where he was part of the 2005 BCS national championship team and won the 2006 Jim Thorpe Award, given to the nation’s top defensive back.

After spending the first 17 years of his Post career writing and editing, Matt and the printed paper had an amicable divorce in 2014. He's now blogging and editing for the Early Lead and the Post's other Web-based products.

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