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Looking at some of the Ravens' pre-draft visits

Looking at some of the Ravens' pre-draft visits

NFL teams are permitted to host only 30 prospects for official pre-draft visits in the days leading up to the April 27 first round.

The Ravens don’t announce their visits, like a few teams do, and they’d prefer that none of them get out. Some do, but Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta cautioned to not believe everything you read and hear. This is the time of year where everybody is playing games.   

“There are still smoke screens out there. I think teams try to get cute with different things and bring players into their building that they’re not going to draft, hoping that you guys get the names,” DeCosta told reporters. “It’s so funny because I see...

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