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Ravens tender RB Gus Edwards, C Trystan Colon-Castillo, and LB Kristian Welch

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The Ravens have placed tenders on RB Gus Edwards, C Trystan Colon-Castillo, and LB Kristian Welch.

Edwards received a second-round tender, meaning a team would have to give up a second-round pick in order to get him. According to overthecap.com, Edwards will be paid $3.3 million.

Edwards was expected to be tendered as the team hopes to reach a new deal with the fourth-year running back to keep him in Baltimore. Edwards has been a model of consistency after exploding onto the scene as an undrafted rookie out of Rutgers in 2018. Edwards rushed for 718 yards as a rookie, 711 yards in 2019, and 723 yards in 2020, all while averaging over five yards per carry in each season. Edwards took a backseat to veteran Mark Ingram in 2019 and again to rookie second-round pick J.K. Dobbins in 2020. Despite this, Edwards never once complained, instead he made the most of every opportunity.

Colon-Castillo went undrafted out of Missouri in 2020 but ended up starting two games for the Ravens as a rookie. Welch was also undrafted. The former Iowa Hawkeye made his place on special teams in Baltimore as a rookie in 2020, making a total of four tackles.

The Ravens did not place tenders on restricted free agent ILB Chris Board or exclusive rights free agent WR Antoine Wesley, P Johnny Townsend, or CB Khalil Dorsey according to Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic.