Ravens, Monroe Agree On 5-Year Deal

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) — The Baltimore Ravens and left tackle Eugene Monroe reached agreement on a five-year contract.

Finding a way to retain the 26-year old Monroe was one of the Ravens’ top priorities of the offseason. They now have the long-term answer at left tackle they have lacked since Jonathan Ogden retired following the 2007 season.

Monroe was selected by the Jacksonville Jaguars with the No. 8 overall pick in the 2009 NFL draft. He spent four-plus seasons with the Jaguars before being traded to Baltimore in October.

He started the final 11 games for the Ravens at left tackle.

(Copyright 2013 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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