Demario Davis

For Ravens in the Players Coalition, helping the city starts with listening and learning

For Ravens in the Players Coalition, helping the city starts with listening and learning

Among the three of them, they cover the career arc of an NFL player. Tight end Benjamin Watson has played 14 NFL seasons. A six-year veteran, defensive tackle Brandon Williams believes he’s just entering his prime. Outside linebacker Matthew Judon’s first two seasons with the Ravens hint at a long and productive career.

Seated this week in the front row of a conference room in a downtown Baltimore law office, nine floors above where the snow accumulated on city streets, the three men shared a common interest. They listened intently as educators, activists and civil rights attorneys engaged them in conversation about social issues facing the city that the players currently call...

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