• McClain clears waivers, becomes free agent

    Summary of 16 articles · Updated Apr 11, 2013
    But now that McClain is a free agent, teams are interested.  First things first, McClain is an Alabama guy, so general manager Ozzie Newsome has probably had his eye on McClain for a while now. McClain told a newspaper in Alabama on Wednesday that he expects to sign a one-year deal with the Ravens. The Ravens have a need at inside linebacker due to Ray Lewis' retirement, Dannell Ellerbe signing a $35 million contract to join the Miami Dolphins and Jameel McClain still not fully cleared to play following a spinal cord contusion. The 2010 Raiders first-round draft pick and Butkus Award winner is scheduled to travel to Baltimore on Thursday night before taking a physical Friday morning and meeting with general manager Ozzie Newsome, coach John Harbaugh and other staff members at team headquarters.
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