Cornerback Champ Bailey, who made 12 Pro Bowls with the Redskins and Broncos, announced his retirement. Bailey played 15 seasons and made 52 interceptions and 909 tackles in his brilliant career. He was released by the Saints right before this season.
Even though the Ravens did not sign veteran cornerback Champ Bailey following a workout last week, the team still has interest and have maintained contact with him, a league source told The Baltimore Sun. If signed, the Ravens could use Bailey as a No. 3/No. 4 cornerback or safety.
The Ravens tried out free-agent cornerback Champ Bailey Tuesday, ESPN reports. Bailey isn't expected to be signed after the team added Domonique Franks Tuesday to replaced the injured Asa Jackson. The veteran cornerback also worked out with the Lions before the start of the regular season after being waived by the Saints.
The Lions were pleased with how free agent cornerback Champ Bailey's workout went Thursday, according to NFL.com. However, a source indicated no deal appears imminent.
The Lions have reported that they have brought in veteran cornerback Champ Bailey for a workout Thursday. The 36-year-old Bailey, who played the last 10 seasons with Denver, was recently cut by New Orleans.