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Report: Ravens to sign Dez Bryant to practice squad

The Ravens are adding a long-time veteran to their practice squad.

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant (88) runs after catching the ball during the third quarter against the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia on Sunday, Dec. 31, 2017. Max Faulkner/Fort Worth Star-Telegram/Tribune News Service via Getty Images

The Baltimore Ravens are looking to add some depth to their wide receiver corps, and they might be going way down the rabbit hole with their latest addition. The team is expected to sign Dez Bryant to their practice squad if he has a successful workout and passes a physical, according to Ian Rapoport.

Bryant has not played in a game since 2017, but worked out for the team in August. In his final season with the Dallas Cowboys, Bryant caught 69 passes for 838 yards and six touchdowns. He signed with the New Orleans Saints midway through the 2018 season but tore his Achilles tendon in practice two days after signing. He has remain unsigned since the end of the 2018 season.

The Ravens leading pass catcher is wide receiver Marquise Brown, who has 26 receptions for 376 yards and one touchdown. Tight end Mark Andrews follows with 20 receptions for 243 yards and five touchdowns. Wide receiver Willie Snead is next at 11 receptions for 149 yards and a touchdown.

The NFL made a rule change for this season allowing teams to sign players to the practice squad with any amount of existing service time.