Training camp buzz: Ben Watson injures Achilles

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Ravens lose Watson

The Baltimore Ravens are once again dealing with a depleted tight end corps.

Ben Watson, who signed with the team in the offseason after a stellar 2015 campaign with the New Orleans Saints, tore an Achilles during Saturday night’s preseason game against the Detroit Lions. His season is almost certainly over.

Fellow tight end Dennis Pitta, who’s trying to return from a broken hip for the second time, has been sidelined in recent weeks by a broken finger.

Crockett Gillmore and Maxx Williams should enter the season as the top options at the position in Baltimore.

Rams lock up Austin

The Los Angeles Rams have extended receiver Tavon Austin’s contract. The team announced a four-year extension Saturday that will keep him in L.A. through the 2021 season.

According to multiple reports, Austin will receive $42 million in new money with $30 million guaranteed. Incentives could boost the entire value to $52 million.

“Tavon has been an integral part of our offense and special teams since we…

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