Katula Released to Make Room for Jones


Longtime Ravens LS Matt Kaula was waived, and DB Brad Jones officially added.

Posted by Mike Duffy on Saturday, August 14th, 2010 at 2:30 pm | Categories: Mike Duffy

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The Ravens released long snapper Matt Katula on Saturday to make roster room for defensive back Brad Jones.

It marks the end of Katula’s five-year tenure in Baltimore and highlights the Ravens’ desire to keep adding depth to the secondary.

Katula signed a five-year contract extension in 2008 as a highly-reliable special teamer, but faltered towards the end of the 2009 campaign with tendinitis in his elbow, which caused him to misfire on several snaps.

Without Katula, the Ravens now move on with Morgan Cox, a rookie free agent out of the University of Tennessee.

Cox has snapped well in training camp and handled all of the Ravens’ snaps in Thursday’s preseason opener against the Carolina Panthers.

Jones, a 6-foot, 192-pound Cincinnati product, spent some time with the Ravens this offseason, but was released after passing camps.

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