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Preston: Ravens' risk-averse draft shows how Ozzie Newsome has lost his nerve

Preston: Ravens' risk-averse draft shows how Ozzie Newsome has lost his nerve

The Ravens have a new philosophy when it comes to the NFL draft. Instead of selecting the best player available, they now take quantity over quality.

In other words, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome has lost his nerve to be daring with the team’s selections.

As the third day of the draft came to a close Saturday night, there was no buzz surrounding the Ravens draft (aside from them drafting a local hero in Navy's Keenan Reynolds). It was as exciting as watching another rerun of “I Love Lucy.” They got a lot of specialty players in the fourth round on the final day but they still lack playmakers.

They got their left offensive tackle of the...

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