BALTIMORE (WJZ)– Baltimore Ravens veteran tight end Benjamin Watson is out for the season after suffering a torn Achilles during Saturday night’s pre-season game against the Detroit Lions.
Watson, 35, was signed by the Ravens on a two-year contract this offseason.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Maryland: 932 New Cases Reported, 11 More Deaths
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Rookie running back Kenneth Dixon also suffered knee sprain during Saturday night’s game. The extent of the injury is still being evaluated.
“Does not look like an overly serious injury,” Head Coach John Harbaugh said. “We’ll see tomorrow with the MRI, but there’s some optimism there.”MORE NEWS: Rockville Police Officer, Maryland National Guardsman Daniel Morozewicz Arrested On Child Porn Charge