During the past several seasons, there have been a lot of cornerbacks who have played for the Ravens, but few were good. Late in some of those years, it became painful to watch as top quarterbacks and receivers knocked the Ravens out of postseason contention.
It’s hard to win games in the NFL consistently with cornerbacks named Asa Jackson, Rashaan Melvin and Shareece Wright, especially in a league where rules favor the offense and a wide-open passing game.
So, it was a much-needed move by the Ravens to take Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey with the No. 16 overall pick in the draft Thursday, and then Houston outside linebacker Tyus Bowser in the second round Friday night....
Quarterback Drew Brees #9 of the New Orleans Saints throws to an open receiver against the Dallas Cowboys at Cowboys Stadium on December 23, 2012 in Arlington, Texas. The New Orleans Saints beat the Dallas Cowboys 34–31 in overtime.