Baltimore Ravens tried out cornerback Champ Bailey

The Baltimore Ravens apparently chose Dominique Franks over Champ Bailey in their search for cornerback help.

Bailey tried out for the Ravens on Tuesday, according to ESPN's Field Yates. It's unlikely that the Ravens will sign the 12-time Pro Bowl defender because they added Franks to replace Asa Jackson, who is expected to go on the injured reserve-designated to return list after severely spraining his toe.

The Ravens were looking to add depth because they only had three cornerbacks on the roster: Jimmy Smith, Lardarius Webb and Chykie Brown.

The odds of Bailey ever playing in the NFL again appear to be quickly diminishing. Bailey, 36, struggled last season for the Denver Broncos (he was the 141st ranked safety by Pro Football Focus) and didn't play well this year for the New Orleans Saints in the preseason as he dealt with a foot problem.

He wasn't signed after trying out for the Detroit Lions before the start of the regular season. He has also said that he's willing to play safety.

The Ravens saw the decline of Bailey firsthand. In a 2012 AFC divisional playoff game, Bailey was burnt twice by Torrey Smith for touchdowns of 59 and 32 yards.