2011 NFL Draft: Grading the Baltimore Ravens Team Draft

May 1, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Baltimore Ravens, fresh off a disappointing AFC Divisional game loss to the division rival Pittsburgh Steelers, went into 2011’s NFL Draft with high hopes of getting offensive play makers at wide receiver, and a legit No. 1 corner.
Mission accomplished. Jimmy Smith being drafted gives them a physical presence who is a surefire tackler and a press coverage monster. The Ravens selected Maryland wide receiver Torrey Smith in the second round, while grabbing Indiana possession receiver Tandon Doss in the fourth, giving them two potential No. 2 wide receivers to compliment AnQuan Boldin.
Take a look as we dissect each selection for the Ravens here:
Round 1, Pick 27: Jimmy Smith, CB, Colorado
Despite the off-field issues and admittance of codeine abusing, Smith’s on the field performance makes him a legit No. 1 pick, and he’s a guy who could have went even higher had some quarterbacks not been reached for. The Ravens need a legit No. 1 corner...

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