1) The Ravens are on an island with the Marlon Humphrey pick.
It’s not that the Alabama cornerback was unworthy of a mid-first-round selection. He’s the son of an NFL player. He comes from the best program in college football. He possesses every physical trait necessary to star at his position. He seemingly relishes contact.
It’s just that few analysts — whether you’re partial to the ESPN guys, or Mike Mayock or Pro Football Focus — regarded him as a better prospect than Jonathan Allen, Reuben Foster or O.J. Howard, all Alabama teammates who could seemingly help the Ravens right away.
The Ravens seemed to be sitting pretty, with all...