The Ravens have long known they’ve had one of the NFL’s best team physicians with Dr. Andrew Tucker, and the rest of the league has recognized it too. Last week, Dr. Tucker was awarded the prestigious Jerry ‘Hawk’ Rhea Award honoring him as an outstanding NFL team physician by the Professional Football Athletic Trainers Society (PFATS). The award was given to Dr. Tucker at the NFL Physicians Society (NFLPS) Annual Scientific Meeting during the Combine. It’s given annually to the NFL team physician who has made the ‘greatest contributions to both the NFL and the profession of athletic training. “Dr. Tucker has been an excellent physician and mentor to countless healthcare professionals and athletes alike over the years. He absolutely has been that for me since I came to this organization,” said Ravens Head Athletic Trainer Adrian Dixon. “I am honored to be associated with him. He is a very distinguished but humble man who is very deserving of this honor.” Dr. Tucker has been with the Ravens since the team’s inception in 1996. He spent five years prior to that as the Cleveland Browns’ team physician and has been providing care to athletes at all levels for more than 30 years. He also works with MedStar Health.
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