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Rookie Maxx Williams is Ravens' latest potential star tight end

Rookie Maxx Williams is Ravens' latest potential star tight end

Maxx Williams hasn't set foot on an NFL practice field, yet is getting a ton of early praise from analysts and fans. Some of that is because Williams was believed to be the top tight end in the 2015 draft. Some also comes from the sheer joy that was generated when the Ravens essentially stole the Minnesota tight end from the Pittsburgh Steelers. Williams was effective but not spectacular for the Golden Gophers, catching 36 passes for 569 yards and eight touchdowns last season. But his new team has a darn-good track record when it comes to selecting tight ends high in the draft. Before this year's draft, the Ravens had selected nine tight ends since 1996, including four...

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