Adam Schefter reports that the Ravens are re-signing DT Brandon Williams to a five-year contract.
- According to Aaron Wilson, Williams receives a five-year, $52.5 million contract with $27.5 million guaranteed.
- The contract also includes a $12.5 million signing bonus to go along with base salaries of $3,5M (2017), $8.5M (2018), $9.25M, $9.25M (2019), $9.25M (2020), and $9.25M (2021).
His agency has already confirmed the news:
— SportsTrust Advisors (@_SportsTrust) March 10, 2017
Williams, 27, is a former third-round pick of the Ravens back in 2013. He played out his four-year, $2,675,000 rookie contract and is now in line to be one of the most sought after defensive tackles in this year’s free agent class.
In 2016, Williams appeared in all 16 games for the Ravens and recorded 51 tackles, one sack, and a pass defense. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 39 defensive tackle out of 127 qualifying players.
We have him featured in our Top 100 – 2017 Free Agents list.