BALTIMORE (WJZ) — The Baltimore Ravens announced Friday the team has signed tight end Nick Boyle to a two-year contract extension.

The extension will keep Boyle under contract through the 2023 season.

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“Nick is a Raven, exactly the type of player deserving of this third contract,” Ravens’ general manager Eric DeCosta said. “Ask his teammates, ask his coaches, he’s a backbone for this team. We are very happy for Nick and Kristina as we continue to build out our roster.”

BALTIMORE, MD – DECEMBER 3: Tight End Nick Boyle #86 of the Baltimore Ravens runs with the ball in the first quarter against the Detroit Lions at M&T Bank Stadium on December 3, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Boyle, 27, has played in 73 career games, recording 120 receptions for 1,047 yards and four touchdowns.

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Since joining the Ravens in 2015, Boyle has helped the team establish the NFL’s No. 1 rushing attack as one of the league’s premier blocking tight ends.

Through nine games in 2020, before being placed on Injured Reserve (knee), Boyle tied a career-high with two touchdown receptions, while posting 113 yards on 14 catches.

“I am extremely thankful to continue being a part of the Ravens,” Boyle said. “My family has made this place our home the past five years, and we couldn’t be happier to continue doing so. I truly love this organization and all it has done for me. I am working my hardest every day to get back on the field with my teammates.”

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This marks Boyle’s third contract with the team after initially signing a three-year extension in 2019.

CBS Baltimore Staff