2010 NFL Draft Grades: AFC North

May 4, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2010 NFL Draft is now in the books and the staff members of NFLDraft101.com have each submitted their grades. 
We will go division by division, recapping each team's draft and presenting our staff grades. (click on the team name for pick-by-pick analysis)
AFC North:
Baltimore Ravens
Traded out of the first round but still managed to acquire a first-round talent in DE/OLB Sergio Kindle early in round two. 
Filled a major need along the defensive front with weight-challenged NT Terrence Cody who stands to create a formidable run stopping due with wide-bodied DE Haloti Ngata.
Kindle (knee) and Cody (weight) both slid for valid reasons but both have first-round talent and could challenge for starting jobs on an aging Ravens defense. 
The back-to-back tight end selections (Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta) in rounds three and four were excellent news for QB Joe Flacco but not so much for current TE Todd Heap.

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