The Baltimore Ravens have signed several practice squad members to furture contracts. Notably Matt Furstenburg and Towson Tigers alum Gerrard Sheppard. These contracts are to players that the Ravens hope to develop, it keeps them with the team in the offseason.
Come training camp most of these players will be given the opportunity to make the Ravens roster.
Here is the complete list from the Ravens.
#Ravens sign P-squad to reserve/future deals: WR Aiken, TE Furstenburg, DT Larsen, T Mims, TE Overbay, WR Sheppard, QB Stephens, C Stephens
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) December 30, 2013