Ravens tight end Ed Dickson signing restricted tender today
By By Aaron Wilson
The Baltimore Sun|
May 31, 2013 | 10:32 AM
Ravens veteran tight end Ed Dickson is signing his original round restricted free agent tender today.
Dickson is a former third-round draft pick from Oregon who was assigned a $1.323 million tender.
Like fellow Ravens restricted free agent tight end Dennis Pitta and defensive lineman Arthur Jones, Dickson didn't garner contract proposals from other NFL teams prior to the league deadline to submit offer sheets.
Assigned a second-round tender, Pitta drew preliminary inquiries from the San Francisco 49ers and Miami Dolphins.
Dickson started 11 games last season, catching 21 passes for 225 yards. The athletic 6-foot-4, 255-pounder provided a consistent blocking presence.