The Baltimore Ravens officially announced former Denver Broncos pass rush specialist Elvis Dumervil as the newest member of the organization on Tuesday. Dumervil was introduced to the fans during a press conference today and he expressed his happiness to be a member of the team. Everyone surrounding the Ravens organization appears thrilled that he is joining the team.
His signing has made fans forget about the departures of Ray Lewis, Dannell Ellerbe and Paul Kruger to the linebacking corp because he is a clear upgrade over the pass rushers they have lost.
Fellow outside linebacker Terrell Suggs went as far as to say that Dumervil will be the first elite pass rusher he has ever played against in the league. Whether or not he knows it, that was a direct shot at Paul Kruger, who left the team in free agency for the division rival Cleveland Browns.
For Ravens fans, it is exciting to see their new linebacker join the squad. If you missed it, here is the first look at Dumervil holding up his new No. 1 Ravens jersey at the press conference:
Will he provide the Ravens defense a boost or will all of the other losses be too much of an obstacle to overcome? Let us know your thoughts on the signing in the comments section.