We're about 30 minutes away from the start of the NFL draft and if you haven't been near a TV or radio, you may not know that the rumors have St. Louis at No. 2 taking DE Chris Long, Atlanta at No. 3 taking QB Matt Ryan and Oakland at No. 4 taking RB Darren McFadden.   Miami has already signed OT Jake Long as the overall top selection.

Having said that, none of that business from the Rams on down is official and some of it is just those top teams sending out signals to encourage trades with lower placed teams who may be desirous of a trade.  And that brings us to the Ravens.  ESPN is reporting that Ozzie Newsome has been talking with St. Louis in order to lock in Ryan and word is that the Rams want Baltimore's first-, second- and fourth-rounders.  Coach John Harbaugh has singaled that may be too much.  And that may actually be too much for a team with a lot of needs, like the Ravens.  But it's also about the going price for the No. 2 overall.

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