The Ravens have grappled with a significant void at tight end since Dennis Pitta first dislocated and fractured his right hip almost two years ago.
Although veterans Owen Daniels last year and Dallas Clark two seasons ago stabilized the position, the team lacked a long-term solution.
The Ravens are banking on former Minnesota All-American tight end Maxx Williams to be an impactful pass-catching presence. The team traded up three spots in the second round to land Williams with the 55th overall selection, sending their 58th overall pick in the second round and a fifth-round pick, 158th overall, to the Arizona Cardinals.
“When you look at a lot of successful...