Become a digitalPLUS subscriber. 99 for 4 weeks.

Topics

Chester Taylor
Compensatory picks are a critical part of the puzzle for the Ravens
Compensatory picks are a critical part of the puzzle for the Ravens

While he was once a top-10 selection in the NFL draft, Eugene Monroe might not be in Baltimore today if not for compensatory picks. Back in October, when the Ravens acquired the left tackle in a midseason trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars, they did not balk when the Jaguars insisted the Ravens surrender two draft picks. That's because while the Ravens covet draft picks, they figured they would have a couple to spare because they would be rewarded with four compensatory picks after losing several key free agents after their Super Bowl win. They also figured that if they were to lose Monroe, too, this offseason, they would likely receive a prime compensatory pick for him next...

Loading