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The Baltimore Ravens have plenty of stars on their roster, led by quarterback Lamar Jackson. Since they have the fourth-year signal caller, there is no starting quarterback controversy in Baltimore. However there could be a few questions as to who could be backing up Jackson, and whether there is enough room to house multiple backups on the roster for another year.

Over the past few seasons, the Ravens have kept three quarterbacks on their team. There have been both primary and secondary backups to Jackson, but with Baltimore having such a deep roster in 2021, it could cause a problem when it comes to deciding if they should keep three quarterbacks this season.

The two signal callers who will be battling for a roster spot are Trace McSorley and Tyler Huntley. McSorley is entering his third season out of Penn State, while Huntley is a second-year player out of Utah. Both have impressed when called upon, and also fit the Ravens’ system.

With veteran backup Robert Griffin III no longer with the team, there is a prime opportunity for either McSorley or Huntley to make a name for themselves as the primary backup to Jackson. However, the team might keep a few more players at other positions this upcoming season, making roster space limited.

Baltimore could opt to keep more wide receivers, tight ends, offensive linemen, edge defenders, cornerbacks, or safeties than in previous years due to the sheer amount of depth that they have at each position this offseason. That could cut down on the roster space that the team has for other positions, quarterback included. Despite having so much depth at those positions, it is possible that the Ravens decide to keep less players at running back and even on the interior of their defensive line, which would open up roster spots.

Having multiple backups on the roster for Jackson is a great thing. However, if Baltimore likes a few other players at different positions, the Ravens might have to let go of one of their young quarterbacks. The team likes what both bring to the table, so deciding on whether to keep one over the other could be a difficult decision, as at this point it doesn’t seem likely that either would make it to Baltimore’s practice squad if cut.