4:35pm: Wilson has the details on Vaughn’s minimum salary deal, tweeting that it features a $50K 53-man roster bonus, and another $30K bonus if he plays at least 37% of the Ravens’ defensive snaps.
10:44am: The Ravens have added another veteran cornerback to their roster, agreeing to terms with Cassius Vaughn, sources tell Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. According to Wilson, it’s a one-year, minimum salary benefit contract for Vaughn.
Vaughn, 27, has played for the Broncos, Colts, and Lions since making his NFL debut in 2010, appearing in a total of 67 games (23 starts). In 2014, he recorded 21 tackles, five passes defended, and two interceptions in 13 games (five starts) for Detroit.
The Ravens likely won’t be relying on Vaughn to play a major role, but he’ll make for a nice depth piece if the team endures as many injuries to its cornerbacks as it did a year ago. Jimmy Smith and Lardarius Webb, who were both hurt last season, are projected to be the starters, with another veteran free agent addition, Kyle Arrington, penciled in as Baltimore’s nickel back.