OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- The Baltimore Ravens brought back center Jeremy Zuttah on Friday to address a thinning offensive line.
A three-year starter in Baltimore, Zuttah signed a two-year, $4 million deal and will help a Ravens offensive line that lost three players since the start of training camp. Baltimore could start Zuttah at center and move center Ryan Jensen to left guard to replace Alex Lewis, who suffered a season-ending shoulder injury.
Zuttah was traded to the 49ers in March as the teams swapped sixth-round picks. He was released by San Francisco on Aug. 9, and the Ravens immediately contacted him about a return.
Since the start of camp in late July, the Ravens have lost Lewis (shoulder), center John Urschel (retirement) and rookie fourth-round lineman Nico Siragusa (knee) for the season. In Thursday's preseason game, Baltimore's lack of depth along the line forced the Ravens to start third-teamer Jarrod Pughsley.
Baltimore injury-waived WR Kenny Bell to make room for Zuttah.