BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens recently signed tight end Benjamin Watson.

Here are five things to know about the new Raven:

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He was born on the bay. Not exactly in Maryland, closer to Norfolk, VA but he says he is happy to be close to home:

 

He’s a family man (and he makes pretty adorable kids):

 

He is a man of faith and has a foundation called One More:

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He was a finalist for the Walter Peyton Man of the Year Award last year with Eli Manning and Anquan Boldin:

 

He recently released his very own book, “Under Our Skin: Getting Real About Race — And Getting Free From the Fears and Frustrations That Divide Us.”

 

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