Which Raven might be overpaid in free agency?

Which Raven might be overpaid in free agency?
March 6, 2014, 8:45 pm
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With free agency starting in just a few days -- agents can begin negotiating with teams on Saturday, with free agency officially kicking off at 4 p.m. on Tuesday -- pending free agents will soon get a good sense of their market value.

Will Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe really find a deal worth $10 million a year, as some believe? How much will Arthur Jones command on the open market?

Every year, the free agent marketplace provides a few eyebrow-raising deals, as teams with a lot of cap space open up the wallet nice and wide.

NFL.com has compiled a list of the 10 players most likely to be overpaid in free agency, and one Raven makes the cut, though it isn't Monroe, and it isn't Jones.

It's right tackle Michael Oher.

"Oher won't get paid because he's the subject of a wildly overrated movie (and strong book): He'll get paid because he's a physically gifted tackle who was taken in the first round and has started all 80 possible games in his five career seasons," NFL.com's Gregg Rosenthal writes. "Someone will believe they can turn Oher around, even though he was a huge liability for the Ravens last season."

There is still a small chance Oher returns to the Ravens, especially if Monroe bolts via free agency. But the Ravens won't break the bank for him. So if Oher indeed commands a price tag that is not commensurate with his play to date, it won't be from the Ravens.

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