The Baltimore Ravens announced on Thursday that they have re-signed tight end Nick Boyle to a new three-year contract. Terms were not disclosed, but source say the deal is worth $18 million.
The 26-year-old Boyle had been eligible for unrestricted free agency next week, and is the most underrated of the Ravens’ offensive starters. Boyle helped Baltimore rush for an NFL-best 4,297 yards over the past two seasons (when he started a total of 24 games). His critical block last season in a 26-16 win in Atlanta sprung quarterback Lamar Jackson for a 13-yard touchdown run.
Boyle’s first two seasons were filled with off-field problems. He was suspended twice for using performance-enhancing drugs, sidelining him for a total of 14 games. Howeber, Boyle stayed out of trouble in his past two seasons and missed only one game. His 624 snaps last season were 229 more than any other tight end on the Ravens roster.
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