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Ravens haven't had success with second-round picks
Ravens haven't had success with second-round picks

Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome has earned his reputation as one of the league’s best talent evaluators due in large part to his success with hitting on first-round selections such as Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Chris McAlister, Terrell Suggs and Haloti Ngata. But how has he fared in the second round? Looking at the Ravens’ 14 second-round picks since their inaugural season in 1996, there are a handful of underperforming players and just one Pro Bowl player -- current starting running back Ray Rice. That’s not to say Newsome hasn’t found productive players in Round 2. But Rice is the only gem he has unearthed. Rice was selected with the 55th pick in the 2008 draft,...

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