Maxx Williams

'He made it OK to like superheroes': Marvel co-creator Stan Lee's death reverberates with Ravens

'He made it OK to like superheroes': Marvel co-creator Stan Lee's death reverberates with Ravens

Ravens defensive lineman Patrick Ricard was in the middle of paying tribute to Marvel Comics co-creator Stan Lee on Wednesday when he was interrupted by tight end Maxx Williams. When Ricard informed Williams of the subject of his conversation, Williams said, “Don’t break his heart before practice.”

No tears were shed, but the death of the 95-year-old Lee — who suffered from pneumonia in February — on Monday resonated with several Ravens players, some of whom took to Twitter to honor the man who was responsible for iconic characters such as Iron Man, Spider-Man and the X-Men.

“That one man made so many superheroes. Without him, none of them...

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