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Ravens Picks...#12, #56, #87, #111,#132,#146,#166,#203,#208,#219

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  1. Hostile

    Hostile Tacos are a good investment Zone Supporter

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    #12 (Traded #13 and #181 to get Browns #12 pick)

    Haloti Ngata DT/NT Oregon

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    Position: DT
    Class: Jr
    School: Oregon
    Conference: Pacific-10
    Ht., Wt.: 6-4, 338
    40 Time: 5.19


    BIO: All-Conference selection the past two years and named Pac-10 Defensive Player of the Year last season. Produced 59/9/3 as a junior after 46/8.5/3.5 as a sophomore. Missed the .03 season after tearing a ligament in his left knee.

    POSITIVES: Big, powerful space-eater in the middle of the line. Plays with good lean, drives upfield and easily bull-rushes double teams off the line of scrimmage. Displays a good change of direction going laterally to make plays. Gets a lot of momentum going up the field and tough to stop in motion.

    NEGATIVES: Must improve his hand technique and do a better job of protecting himself. Tires as the big game proceeds.

    ANALYSIS: A terrific athlete who can be a dominant force, Ngata offers outstanding upside for the next level. Seemingly impossible to move off the line, he offers potential in a variety of defensive systems. Should be an early pick, produce as a rookie and has All-Pro potential if he meets expectations in the NFL.

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    Trade pick #44 to Giants for Picks #56 and #87

    #56

    Chris Chester Center Oklahoma

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    Position: C
    Class: 5Sr
    School: Oklahoma
    Conference: Big Twelve
    Ht., Wt.: 6-3.5, 303
    40 Time: 4.9

    Grading System

    BIO: Former tight end who started four games at guard last season and three more at center.

    POSITIVES: Athletic lineman with terrific upside potential. Plays with good pad level, gets leverage on opponents and a great position blocker. Opens holes in the middle of the field and attacks assignments. Explosive, jolts defenders at the point and plays hard until the whistle blows. Quickly gets out to the second level and removes linebackers from the play. Solid with the shotgun snap.

    NEGATIVES: Needs to add bulk, improve his playing strength and learn to finish blocks. Suffered with durability issues in the past.

    ANALYSIS: A prospect starting to hit his stride, Chester.s combination of explosion and athleticism gives him a decided advantage. Offers starting potential in the NFL as he physically matures.

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    #87

    David Pittman CB Northwestern State

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    Position: CB
    Class: Sr
    School: Northwestern St
    Conference: Southland
    Ht., Wt.: 5-11, 182
    40 Time: 4.51

    Grading System

    BIO: Four-year starter awarded All-Conference and All-America honors as a senior after posting 36/1/9. Posted five interceptions as a junior and 55 tackles during his sophomore campaign.

    POSITIVES: Fundamentally sound cornerback with good cover skills. Solid pedaling in reverse, fluid flipping his hips and loses nothing in transition. Displays a good feel for coverage, reading receivers. eyes and diagnosing the action. Effectively picks up assignments in zone. Has a decisive move to the ball and makes plays in all directions of the field.

    NEGATIVES: Has a slim build and gets beaten by big receivers. Not always willing to throw his helmet into the action.

    ANALYSIS: Pittman is a natural corner with a lot of skill and overall solid game. Needs to physically mature, yet a good middle-round choice who will compete in nickel or dime packages as a rookie.

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    #111

    WR Demetrius Williams Oregon

    Position: WR
    Class: Sr
    School: Oregon
    Conference: Pacific-10
    Ht., Wt.: 6-1.5, 197
    40 Time: 4.55

    Grading System

    BIO: Three-year starter awarded All-Conference honors as a senior after career-best numbers of 55\1,032\10. Junior totals included 47\593\2 after a sophomore campaign of 51\935\8.

    POSITIVES: Productive receiver who.s displayed consistent improvement the past three-years. Displays sharpness into breaks, gets separation out of routes and immediately positions himself to make the reception. Adjusts to the errant throw and has an outstanding sense of timing. Easily makes the reception downfield running full speed or gets vertical to high-point the ball over defenders. Works to make himself an available target, takes a big hit and consistently catches the ball with his hands. Transitions up the field, picking up positive yardage after the reception. Displays outstanding balance and body control.

    NEGATIVES: Must improve his blocking strength. Does not present himself as a true deep threat.

    ANALYSIS: A playmaker on the rise, Williams is a well-rounded receiver with a complete game. Took his play to another level last season and topped it off with a terrific performance at the Senior Bowl. Possesses the tools to be a productive No. 2 wideout in the NFL.

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    #132 (Compensatory pick)

    RB P J Daniels Georgia Tech

    Position: RB
    Class: Sr
    School: Georgia Tech
    Conference: Atlantic Coast
    Ht., Wt.: 5-10, 214
    40 Time: 4.61
    Selected by: Baltimore Ravens
    Round 4, pick 35 (132 overall)
    Grading System

    BIO: Three-year starter and previous All-Conference selection. Senior totals included 178/821/3 on the ground and 20/157/1 as a pass catcher. Led the ACC in rushing as a sophomore with 283/1,447/10.

    POSITIVES: Well-built ball carrier who runs with authority. Waits for blocks to develop, has a burst through the hole and quickly gets into the open space of the defense. Makes defenders miss and keeps the play in bounds to pick up yardage. Runs with nice lean, falling forward when tackled. Solid receiver out of the backfield.

    NEGATIVES: Gets marginal results blocking. Not a strong, sturdy back. Struggled with minor injuries the past two seasons.

    ANALYSIS: A running back who combines instincts and toughness, Daniels is a force when fully healthy. Durability concerns will push him into the middle part of the draft yet he offers the tools to be a productive situational\back-up ball carrier in the NFL.

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    #146

    S Dawan Landry Georgia Tech

    Dawan Landry Grade: 3.38
    Position: S
    Class: Sr
    School: Georgia Tech
    Conference: Atlantic Coast
    Ht., Wt.: 6-1, 220
    40 Time: 4.71
    Selected by: Baltimore Ravens
    Round 5, pick 13 (146 overall)
    Grading System

    BIO: Three-year starter awarded All-Conference honors as a senior after 76/4/5. Posted 81 tackles as a junior after a career-high 85 during his sophomore campaign.

    POSITIVES: Imposing safety works best between the numbers. Plays heads-up football, diagnoses the action and flows well laterally. Fierce up the field in run defense, powerful and forces the action. Works well with cornerbacks, displaying skill in zone coverage.

    NEGATIVES: Stiff pedaling in reverse, lacks speed to the flanks and a half-step late in coverage. Struggles in man situations.

    ANALYSIS: An excellent worker who pushes others, Landry offers potential in a two-deep zone system or as a conventional strong safety. Should also contribute on special teams.

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    #166 (Compensatory pick)

    TE Quinn Sypniewski Colorado

    Position: TE
    Class: Sr
    School: Colorado
    Conference: Big Twelve
    Ht., Wt.: 6-6.5, 268
    40 Time: 4.81

    Grading System

    BIO: Sixth-year senior used as a starter in two-tight end sets. Senior totals included 25/397/4. Missed most of the .04 and .03 seasons with injury.

    POSITIVES: Blocking tight end who catches the ball well in the short field. Plays with good pad level, blocks with a nasty attitude and always is looking for someone to hit. Stout at the point, makes effective use of blocking angles and turns opponents off the line. Displays soft hands as a receiver, making the reception away from his frame.

    NEGATIVES: Lumbering runner who is nothing more than a short-area target. Lacks footwork sliding out to protect the edge.

    ANALYSIS: A hard-working and coachable prospect, Sypniewski could make a roster as a third tight end if he checks out medically.

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    #203 (Compensatory pick)

    P Sam Koch Nebraska

    #208 (Compensatory pick)

    CB Derrick Martin Wyoming

    Position: CB
    Class: Jr
    School: Wyoming
    Conference: Mountain West
    Ht., Wt.: 5-10, 202
    40 Time: 4.55
    Selected by: Baltimore Ravens
    Round 6, pick 39 (208 overall)
    Grading System

    BIO: Two-year starter who totaled 47/3/7 as a junior after career-best numbers of 60/3/17 the prior year.

    POSITIVES: Athletic cover corner with solid natural skills. Quick-footed in reverse, fluid transitioning off the line and plays faster than his 40 time. Possesses a burst of closing and recovery speed. Quickly breaks to the throw and plays with a good degree of explosion.

    NEGATIVES: Not a physical defensive back who jumps into the mix. Lacks strength at the point. Self-admittedly gives up on plays.

    ANALYSIS: After an outstanding sophomore campaign, Martin.s play could best be described as uninspired last year. Has the physical skills and fundamental abilities to play at the next level but must quickly turn up all aspects of his game.

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    #219

    DE Ryan Lacasse Syracuse

    Position: DE
    Class: Sr
    School: Syracuse
    Conference: Big East
    Ht., Wt.: 6-2.5, 257
    40 Time: 4.6
    Selected by: Baltimore Ravens
    Round 7, pick 11 (219 overall)
    Grading System

    BIO: Three-year starter who also saw limited action with the first team as a freshman. All-Conference selection as a senior after posting 52/12/9.

    POSITIVES: Explosive pass rusher who flashes on the scene. Has great first-step quickness and displays speed in pursuit. Smart, diagnoses the action and plays hard until the whistle blows. Plays with excellent balance and pad level.

    NEGATIVES: Lacks bulk, strength and can be handled at the point.

    ANALYSIS: A collegiate defensive end, LaCasse projects as a rush linebacker in the NFL for a 34 defense. Offers added value on special teams at the next level.
  2. txlonghorn14

    txlonghorn14 New Member

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    excellent choice for ballamore. this will def help out ray lewis.

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