NFL Draft

No setback for Ravens' rookie tight end Hayden Hurst in quiet debut

No setback for Ravens' rookie tight end Hayden Hurst in quiet debut

Hayden Hurst left a lot to be desired in the Ravens’ 12-9 overtime loss Sunday at the Cleveland Browns, but maybe that was expected from a rookie tight end playing for the first time in more than a month after being sidelined by a stress fracture in his foot.

Hurst, the organization’s first of two first-round picks in April’s NFL draft and the first tight end selected overall, was targeted twice, caught one pass for 7 yards and was otherwise quiet in his NFL debut. He played 21 snaps, which trailed Nick Boyle’s 39, fellow rookie Mark Andrews’ 33 and Maxx Williams’ 27.

Pro Football Focus, the scouting website, gave Hurst a grade of 47.0, which...

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