Outside linebacker Justin Houston and the Baltimore Ravens agreed to a one-year, $4 million deal on Saturday, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter.
Houston reportedly turned down more money from other teams to pursue a championship with the Ravens.
Former All-Pro edge rusher Justin Houston reached agreement on a one-year deal worth up to $4 million with the Baltimore Ravens, per sources. Houston turned down significantly more money from other teams in order to pursue a championship with the Ravens, per source.— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) July 31, 2021
Baltimore's pass rush was one of its biggest concerns this offseason after the Ravens lost Matthew Judon and Yannick Ngakoue in free agency. Signing Houston, a four-time Pro Bowl defender who has recorded at least eight sacks in each of the past four seasons, addressed that need.
Last season with the Indianapolis Colts, Houston recorded eight sacks, one forced fumble, two fumble recoveries, 25 tackles, eight tackles for a loss and 12 quarterback hits.
Houston joins a Ravens outside linebacker group that includes Odafe Oweh, Tyus Bowser, Pernell McPhee, Jaylon Ferguson, Daelin Hayes, Chris Smith and Aaron Adeoye.