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Ravens re-sign nose tackle Brandon Williams

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Ravens re-sign nose tackle Brandon Williams

By Ben Brown

The Baltimore Ravens re-signed star nose tackle Brandon Williams to a five-year contract on Thursday. Williams was a candidate to receive the franchise tag from the Ravens, but the team decided not to, making him a free agent. Williams' contract is worth $54 million with $27.5 million in garunteed money and it makes him the highest paid NT in the league, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport.

Williams is growing into one of the best interior defenders in the NFL and anchored the Ravens run defense, which allowed the fifth-fewest rushing yards per game in the NFL last season (89.4). The former third-round pick is also the model of durability as he hasn't missed a start in the last three seasons. 

The re-signing of Williams was the biggest move the Ravens made on the first day of free agency. Baltimore also signed former Chargers RB Danny Woodhead and former Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson. The team also picked up the option on wide receiver Torrey Smith and re-signed backup quarterback Ryan Mallet.

Related: Ravens running back Kenneth Dixon suspended four games for PED use

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Mark Ingram boxes with Chiefs logo after second TD of the day

Mark Ingram boxes with Chiefs logo after second TD of the day

Heading into Sunday's matchup between the Ravens and Chiefs, it was assumed that the contest featuring two 2-0 teams with loads of talent would be a battle, or a fight.

For running back Mark Ingram II, it seems like he took the analogy literally.

Following Ingram's second touchdown of the game, this one from 19 yards out, the running back found himself near a Chiefs' logo. To celebrate his score, he promptly put up his fists and began boxing the logo.

Though Chiefs fans may not be happy with it, Ingram didn't receive any flags for the celebration. In the future though, the NFL may have to look into how to handle hits against a defenseless logo. 

Ingram's touchdown cut the Kansas City lead to 23-13. Earlier in the game, the running back opened up the scoring with a two-yard rushing touchdown in the first quarter.

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Twitter has so many thoughts after Lamar Jackson holds up hands while rushing for first down

Twitter has so many thoughts after Lamar Jackson holds up hands while rushing for first down

Facing third and fourth downs nearing the red zone at Arrowhead at six minutes left in the first quarter, Lamar Jackson scrambled twice to advance the men in purple, eventually setting up Mark Ingram's shotgun rush up the middle to put Baltimore on the board. However, Jackson's scramble has enraptured Twitter, and the people need some answers.

A particular television angle on the CBS broadcast showed TE Mark Andrews throwing his hands up to show Jackson that he's open to catch, with Jackson copying his moves shortly after. 

Before this mirror image, Jackson and Andrews had one complete pass for five yards to the KC 16 yard line, followed by an incomplete catch. 

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