Ben Watson Injury: Updates on Ravens TE’s Achilles and Recovery

August 27, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Baltimore Ravens announced that tight end Ben Watson suffered a torn Achilles tendon on the first play of Saturday night's preseason game against the Detroit Lions and won't return this year. An exact timeline for his recovery has yet to be released.
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Watson Out for Season  Sunday, Aug. 28 ESPN.com's Jamison Hensley reported that the Ravens are expected to place Watson on injured reserve by Tuesday, as they must trim the roster to 75 players by then.
Ravens Lose Valuable Veteran Presence The veteran is in his first year with the Ravens. He's coming off the best season of his career, hauling in 74 passes for 825 yards and six touchdowns with the New Orleans Saints.
Baltimore plucked him off the free-agent market on a two-year, $7 million deal. He wasn't expected to be nearly as active in the passing game but remained a solid all-around player, given his blocking ability and solid hands.
"He's a run-blocker. He's very productive in t...

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