The Ravens have signed the following player:
Chad Slaughter (6-8, 340, 5th-year Alcorn State) - Slaughter's bio is attached
Baltimore has also waived the following player:
Robert McCune (LB, 6-0, 245, 2nd-year, Louisville)
Years in NFL: 5
Ht: 6-8 Wt: 340
College: Alcorn State
High School: Kimball (Dallas)
Born: 6/4/78, Dallas, TX
Games Played/Started: (2006, 15/6); (2005, 12/0); (2004, 10/0); (2003, 6/1) Total 43/7
Pro: Massive, physical tackle who provides veteran experience on the Ravens' O-line...Has played in 43 career games (7 starts), including 15 (6 starts) for Oakland in 2006.
2006: (with Oakland) Played in 15 games, starting 6 contests...Also saw action on special teams...2006 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Made is 1st start of the season in game 2 at Bal. (9/17).
2005: (with Oakland) Saw action in 10 games, primarily playing on special teams...2005 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Saw 1st extended action on offense in the season finale vs. NYG (12/31) when he replaced an injured Robert Gallery at RT...Matched up primarily against Giants Pro Bowl DE Michael Strahan, and did not allow a sack...Saw opening action of the year by playing on special teams in game 7 at Ten. (10/30).
2004: (with Oakland) Saw action in 10 games on offence and on special teams...2004 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Played RG in game 8 at SD (10/31)...Saw his initial game action of the season at LG, helping QB Kerry Collins throw for 350 yards in game 7 vs. NO (10/24).
2003: (with Oakland) Played in 6 games on the season, seeing mostly time on special teams...2003 SEASON HIGHLIGHTS: Earned his 1st-career start in the season finale at SD (12/28).
2002: (with Oakland) Was a gameday inactive for all 16 league games during the season and the Raiders' 3 playoff games.
2001: (with New York Jets and Oakland) Signed by the Raiders to their practice squad after being waived by the New York Jets following preseason play.
2000: (with New York Jets) Was a gameday inactive for all 16 games with the Jets...Claimed by New York off waivers after being waived by Dallas following the training camp...Originally signed by the Cowboys as undrafted rookie free agent.
College: A 4-year letterman at Alcorn State, including 2 years as a starter, he earned All-American and team MVP his senior season...As a junior, he helped lead an offense that ranked 2nd in conference in total offense and produced a 1,000-yard runner...Played for the basketball (center) and track (shot put) teams in 1999...Majored in industrial technology at Alcorn State.
Personal: An All-District selection as 2-way lineman at Kimball (Dallas, TX) HS...Also earned All-District honors in basketball at center and in track for the shot put.