The Facts: Ravens announced that Ford has signed his restricted free agent tender.
Diehards Line:The Ravens had tendered Ford at $1.67 million. ... Ford, released by the Vikings last November, quickly signed with the Ravens. Just as quickly, he suffered a shoulder injury that ended his season. In his last 20 games, spread over 2013 and 2014 in Minnesota, Ford totaled 34 receptions for 391 yards and one touchdown. He'll open camp at the bottom of a depth chart that includes newcomer Ben Watson, Crockett Gillmore and Maxx Williams. Gillmore is coming off recent shoulder surgery.