Ravens, Gus Edwards agree to terms on two-year, $10 million extension

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All aboard the Gus bus.

Gus Edwards has put up consistent production in his first three seasons for the Ravens, registering just over 700 yards on an average of 138 carries per season. And now he’s been rewarded for his performance.

Baltimore and Edwards have agreed to terms on a two-year, $10 million extension that puts the running back under contract through 2023, per agent Drew Rosenhaus.

Edwards was a restricted free agent, tendered at the second-round level in March.

Last year, Edwards appeared in all 16 games while starting six of them. He set new career highs in yards rushing (723) and rushing touchdowns (six). He also caught nine passes for 129 yards.

In all, Edwards has 2,152 yards rushing with 10 touchdowns in three years.

The Ravens also have J.K. Dobbins entering his second year at running back, and the duo should continue to complement one another well in Baltimore’s backfield. Dobbins was second on the team behind Lamar Jackson in 2020 with 805 yards rushing.

7 responses to “Ravens, Gus Edwards agree to terms on two-year, $10 million extension

  1. $5 mil/year for Gus the Bus is a good deal for both parties. He wont have to worry about his future and the Ravens have secured a great running back that never does down after the first contact. Just look at the tape. He is durable, keeps his nose clean and works very hard. He is the perfect complement to JK Dobbins. Glad the Ravens secured such a talented and humble young man! Let’s get it!

  2. That’s a great deal for Baltimore. I think he could’ve gotten more as a free agent if he wanted to be the primary rusher somewhere.

  3. He needs to get more carries. Jackson handles the ball too much and the backs are neglected though they are effective.

  4. He is good enough to be the # 1 back. Sharing with Dobbins will extend both of their years.

  5. The Gus Bus rolls in Baltimore for a few more years. One of the most underrated RBs in the league and he plays every down like it is his last. Great deal for the Ravens!

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