After an underwhelming performance by the Ravens’ receivers in their preseason opener, the team wasted no time in quickly solidifying the position.

According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the Ravens acquired Lee Evans from the Bills in exchange for a 2012 fourth-round draft pick.

Evans was rumored to be on the trading block for the last week, and Buffalo GM Buddy Nix confirmed as much on Thursday by refusing to rule out a trade involving the former first-round pick.

The 30-year-old Evans spent his first seven seasons with the Bills. Even though he has been apart of some awful offenses over the years, he’s still managed to accumulate 377 receptions, 5,934 receiving yards, and 43 touchdowns.

For the first time in his pro career, Evans will get to play for a contending team, let alone on an offense that should be fairly potent this season.

Because there are a bunch of question marks after Anquan Boldin, Evans will step right into the fold as the primary vertical threat for quarterback Joe Flacco. Boldin will reportedly focus on the “short and intermediate routes.

Rookie wideouts Torrey Smith and Tandon Doss — who both proved they still have a ways to go before making a major impact — will move down the depth chart as they’re now stuck behind two entrenched veterans.

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