Ravens cut TE Bajema, eight others

The reigning Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens released veteran blocking tight end Billy Bajema and eight others on Saturday.

The Ravens also waived safety Omar Brown, wide receiver Tandon Doss, tight end Matt Furstenburg, defensive tackle Cody Larsen, offensive guard Antoine McClain, running back Bobby Rainey and offensive tackle J.J. Unga.

Baltimore opens defense of its Super Bowl title on Sept. 5 against the Denver Broncos.