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Ravens exercise option on left tackle Ronnie Stanley, keeping him through at least 2020

Ravens exercise option on left tackle Ronnie Stanley, keeping him through at least 2020

The Ravens have exercised the fifth-year team option on left tackle Ronnie Stanley’s contract, the team announced Tuesday, likely keeping the former first-round draft pick in Baltimore through at least 2020.

Because Stanley was taken in the top 10 in 2016, the value of his fifth-year option is about $12.9 million, equivalent to the transition tender for offensive linemen in this year’s collective bargaining agreement. The fifth year is guaranteed only for injury when the option is exercised, meaning the Ravens could cut Stanley before next season if he struggles. The option year...

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