OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens have placed top draft pick Breshad Perriman on injured reserve after a wasted season in which the wide receiver didn't play a down.
Perriman hurt his right knee on the first day of training camp and never fully recovered. The injury was diagnosed as a sprained PCL.
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome made the move Tuesday after talking with Perriman and the team's medical staff.
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Perriman was selected with the 26th overall pick out of Central Florida. He was supposed to provide Baltimore with outside speed after the team did not re-sign free agent wide receiver Torrey Smith.
Baltimore also waived defensive back Asa Jackson and cut punt returner Jeremy Ross, who fumbled a punt Sunday in a 22-20 loss to Jacksonville.
The Ravens signed the following players to the active roster: wide receiver Kaelin Clay, tight end Chase Ford and cornerback Cassius Ford.
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