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Ravens Get Terrible Injury News on Nick Boyle

Isaiah De Los Santos
Nick Boyle's injury update is bad news for the Baltimore Ravens.
Nick Boyle's injury update is bad news for the Baltimore Ravens. / Adam Glanzman/Getty Images

The Baltimore Ravens suffered a disappointing loss in Week 10 to the New England Patriots. Making things worse, tight end Nick Boyle had to leave the game in the third quarter after suffering a gruesome knee injury.

On Monday, news came that Boyle will miss the rest of the season.

Boyle provided a much-needed blocking presence to the Ravens offense. The tight end has played in each of Baltimore's nine games this season, registering 14 receptions, 113 yards, and 2 touchdowns.

Boyle was coming off one of his best outings of the year in Week 9 against the Indianapolis Colts, in which he grabbed four catches for 46 yards in the Ravens' 24-10 win.

This injury will put more pressure on starting tight end Mark Andrews to step up in Boyle's absence. After seeing fewer than 9 targets in each of the past three games, Andrews saw 9 targets against the Patriots, hauling in 7 catches for 61 yards. However, the main receiving option at tight end hasn't caught a touchdown since Week 5 against the Cincinnati Bengals. Andrews has accounted for 5 touchdowns this season.

Despite the injury, FanDuel Sportsbook gives the Ravens +1200 odds to win the Super Bowl — the sixth best in the NFL.

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