After Gus Edwards’ most efficient season as a Raven, Baltimore positioned a young on their restricted free agent.
The 2018 undrafted free agent rushed for 723 yards and 6 touchdowns in the course of the 2020-21 season. With Mark Ingram II released initially of the offseason, Edwards was all the time going to be re-signed and Baltimore basic supervisor Eric DeCosta stated as a lot throughout his Tuesday press convention.
“Gus goes to be on the staff, by hook or by crook,” DeCosta stated. “We will definitely tender him if we do not get a long-term deal accomplished, however he’s a Raven. He performed his butt off this yr, and he had an excellent season for us.”
Edwards, 25, joined backup heart Trystan Colon-Castillo and particular groups linebacker Kristian Welch because the three Ravens to get tenders on Wednesday.
The tender units the worth of compensation these three gamers could make in restricted free company and provides DeCosta and the Ravens the primary proper of refusal to any provide made by different groups.
With essentially the most explosive working quarterback within the league in Lamar Jackson, locking down a complementary bruising again like Edwards appears to be an vital precedence for Baltimore this offseason.