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Ravens Tight End Darren Waller suspended for a year

And now the tight end position isn't looking so hot

NFL: Baltimore Ravens at Arizona Cardinals Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

In what comes as a bit of a shock, Ravens tight end Darren Waller has been suspended for a year for violating the NFL’s policy and program for substances of abuse as first reported by Ian Rapoport. This is the second violation Waller has received in the last calendar year. Waller was suspended almost a year ago today for four games for the same offense. Waller opened up in October about coping with his issues with marijuana in an interview with the Ravens’ team site, although it is currently unknown what the exact violation is this time.

The Ravens came into OTAs with a lot of depth at the tight end position, but after an injury to Dennis Pitta and now the Waller news, it appears that team will rely heavily on Maxx Williams, Ben Watson and Crockett Gilmore. The issue with the stable of players they currently have at tight end is that Williams and Watson are coming off of major injuries. The Ravens can't afford to lose anymore players in an offseason that has resulted in injuries to Pitta, the recently unretired Zach Orr and emerging second year cornerback Tavon Young.

This is a developing story...