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No doubt, Ozzie Newsome woke up this morning still irritated that he doesn't have an extra fourth-round pick in this week's NFL draft, but the Ravens probably should just be happy the aborted trade didn't cost them the player they wanted.

Newsome, who's better that this kind of thing than just about anybody, had a deal done with the Chicago Bears that would have given the Ravens an extra pick and almost certainly would have resulted in them still getting cornerback Jimmy Smith. The Bears apparently got their man, too, but the communications breakdown apparently was not intentional.

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I'm not sure all's well that ends well, because the Ravens made the deal in good faith and probably deserve that draft choice, but it could have been a huge embarrassment if the Kansas City Chiefs had swooped in and picked Smith with the 26th pick.

No doubt, the Ravens would have drafted Muhammad Wilkerson or Cameron Heywood and acted like he was their first choice all along, but we now know that was not the case. Coach John Harbaugh said afterward that Smith was their clear choice and they wanted him badly.

Of course, I thought they should have gone for a pass rusher like Heywood or Wilkerson, but maybe they'll still be able to get a quality guy in tonight's second round.

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