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Ravens dig deep into draft to improve their depth

Ravens dig deep into draft to improve their depth

Earlier this month, Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta described the theme of this weekend's NFL draft as a "depth draft for the Ravens at virtually every position." And to round out a roster that team officials feel can be molded into another Super Bowl contender, the Ravens spent Saturday's final day of the draft diving deep into the collegiate talent pool. The final four rounds of the Ravens' 2012 draft were highlighted by the selection of a trio of small-school prospects who filled secondary needs. In the fourth round, the Ravens drafted Delaware interior lineman Gino Gradkowski and South Carolina State free safety Christian Thompson. At the end...

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