While most of the attention this preseason went to Kyler Murray and Daniel Jones, there's another quarterback from the 2019 NFL Draft that shined over the month of August. On Thursday, sixth-round pick Trace McSorley put the finishing touches on a strong preseason.
McSorley fell in the draft to his size and questionable arm talent. However, the dual-threat quarterback has done more than enough to impress his coaching staff in Baltimore.
Prior to this week's game, McSorley dismantled the Eagles with 203 passing yards and three total touchdowns.
Although his stat line wasn't as great on Thursday, McSorley finished with 171 passing yards, a touchdown and no interceptions.
Following the game, head coach John Harbaugh spoke to the media about McSorley's potential role with the Ravens. It sounds like the team is leaning toward keeping him on the 53-man roster.
“I don’t think it’s a matter of whether Trace has earned a place on the team," Harbaugh said. "He would have a role for us. It’s just a matter of strategy right now."
Lamar Jackson is undoubtedly the starting quarterback for the Ravens this upcoming season. It's likely that Robert Griffin III will be second on the depth chart, when he returns from his thumb injury.
Baltimore doesn't need McSorley to play quarterback to be effective. He's shown that he can be versatile and help out the teams in more ways than one.
We'll find out if Trace McSorley made the Ravens' 53-man roster this weekend.