I didn’t watch a second of the NFL Draft and it turns out I didn’t miss a thing. When the 29th pick rolled around and it was the Ravens turn to draft, they traded down and the Vikings rook first round pick for a second and fourth rounder.
Hopefully you got the watch both Community and the Orioles sweeping the Blue Jays tonight.
Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome called the move “good business” in his post-non-draft-pick press conference. “There were a couple players where we thought we could trade up, but it can get expensive,” Newsome said. “We felt better about going back.
As Jason Butt at CBS Sports points out, with the 35th overall pick the Ravens could still select Wisconsin C Peter Konz, Alabama OLB Courtney Upshaw, Georgia OG Cordy Glenn, Georgia Tech WR Stephen Hill or Stanford OT Jonathan Martin.
The best news of all?
If you haven’t listened to this week’s BSR Podcast with our NFL Draft preview, it’s still relevant.