The Ravens like their core group of younger vast receivers and are assured they will have long-term success with the staff.
Nevertheless, a few of these younger playmakers nonetheless want time to develop, however Baltimore plans to win now.
In consequence, the staff added veteran Sammy Watkins on a one-year contract, $5 million that has an extra $1 million accessible in incentives.
It is a strong deal for either side and Lamar Jackson may have one other strong wideout at his disposal.
Watkins was a highly-touted participant from Clemson and was the fourth total choose by the Buffalo Payments within the 2014 draft. He additionally spent one season with the Rams (2017) earlier than signing with the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs.
Over 86 profession video games, Watkins has caught 321 passes for 4,665 yards with 33 touchdowns. He’ll flip 28 on June 14 so he has loads of strong soccer forward of him. Watkins has the velocity to get behind secondaries and does an efficient job gaining yards after a reception.
The important thing for Watkins is to remain wholesome so he could make an impression in Baltimore.
This previous season, he missed six video games with a calf harm. Over his profession, Watkins has missed 26 video games due to accidents and performed in all 16 video games simply as soon as — his rookie yr in Buffalo.
H completed with 37 receptions on 55 targets for 421 yards and two touchdowns over 10 video games in 2020. Watkins additionally helped the Kansas Metropolis Chiefs attain the Tremendous Bowl in every of the previous two season and that have may even bode nicely in Baltimore, which is making an attempt to go additional within the playoffs