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In passing on Stefon Diggs and LaMonte Wade, Ravens and Orioles missed out on Terps talent

In passing on Stefon Diggs and LaMonte Wade, Ravens and Orioles missed out on Terps talent

Did the Ravens and Orioles whiff on top 2015 Terps?

Start with a disclaimer.

The amateur draft, whether it is Major League Baseball’s or the NFL’s, or that of any other pro sport, is a crap-shoot. It is it exceptionally difficult to study teenagers and early 20-somethings and correctly predict what they will become in a few years.

Those that draft well consistently – the Ravens have been in that conversation, while the Orioles haven’t for decades – are often among the most successful franchises in sports.

The draft is also ripe with second-guessing and Monday Morning scouting directors -- part of the gig if...

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