The Baltimore Ravens aggressively padded their roster during the first wave of free agency, but longtime general manager Ozzie Newsome made it clear the work is far from finished.
The Ravens then added versatile running back Danny Woodhead before re-signing their own big piece of the puzzle, mammoth nose tackle Brandon Williams, to a five-year, $54 million contract. When that deal went down, the defensive lineman loomed as the top free-agent prize remaining on the open market.
Jefferson's story says plenty about the Ravens. Instead of cashing in with a rebuilding club, he took less coin to play for an ultra-consistent organization run by Newsome and coach John Harbaugh and stocked with accomplished veterans like fellow safety Eric Weddle, who called up Jefferson and lobbied him to sign with the Ravens.
Baltimore could use more help at cornerback and linebacker and Newsome noted the front office is "still looking to do some other things at receiver and maybe offensive line."