Matthews spent all of 2016 on injured reserve due to an undisclosed injury. He had been looked at as a possible No. 3 or No. 4 option at receiver for the
Matthews returned to practice Monday after missing over two weeks with a soft tissue injury, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports.
Matthews, who was being looked at as a potential No. 3 or 4 wide receiver for Baltimore this season, limped to the locker room just over two weeks ago with an apparent leg injury. With still about three weeks before the start of the regular season, Matthews will have the opportunity to prove his worth as part of the team's receiving corps, provided he stays healthy.
Matthews limped back to the locker room, but it is unclear what he injured. Four of Baltimore's 12 receivers were already being held out of practice, so the
Chris Matthews has signed with the Baltimore Ravens .
Matthews' deal is for one year and $600,000. The Ravens picked up Matthews when he was cut by the Seahawks midseason. After joining the Ravens he played in four games, catching nine passes for 97 yards and a touchdown. He'll be buried on the depth chart in the upcoming campaign and will have to fight for any snaps he can get. His biggest impact will likely be on special teams, where he played in 11.7 percent of the team's snaps last season, despite only participating in four games.