Ravens' Star Safety to Miss Significant Time

The Baltimore Ravens will be without their offseason's biggest free-agency splash for the foreseeable future. According to head coach John Harbaugh, safety Marcus Williams dislocated his wrist and is expected to miss "significant time." Williams suffered the injury in the team's crucial Week 5 Sunday Night Football 19-17 win over the Cincinnati Bengals. Williams had been off to a spectacular start since signing with the team on a massive five-year, $70 million contract this offseason, nabbing three interceptions and allowing a 67.1 passer rating on throws in his direction. The Ravens hoped he could help turn around a defense that ranked 32nd in pass yards allowed last year.
Williams joined the Ravens in March following a five-year stint with the New Orleans Saints in which he collected 15 interceptions and totalled 320 tackles. The former 42nd overall pick of the 2017 NFL Draft has been one of the league's most reliable defensive backs despite his lack of Pro Bowl recognition, earning overall grades between 74.0 and 88.3 in his previous five years. 

In Williams' absence, the Ravens will turn to this year's 14th overall pick Kyle Hamilton to pick up the slack at safety.
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