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Report: Ravens consider trading up for Lane Johnson

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With the draft rumors flying fast and furious on the day before the first round, here’s one we hadn’t previously heard: The Ravens like former Oklahoma left tackle Lane Johnson so much that they’d be willing to trade way up in the first round to get him.

That’s the word from Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun, who got the team “pissed off” at him the last time we linked to one of his reports, which was about John Harbaugh supposedly not wanting Ed Reed back. This time, Preston reports that the Ravens might trade up for Johnson, if they can make such a trade at a reasonable cost.

Although Johnson is generally regarded as the third-best offensive tackle in this draft (behind Texas A&M’s Luke Joeckel and Central Michigan’s Eric Fisher), he could go as high as the Top 5 in a draft loaded with offensive line talent. For the Ravens to trade up from their first-round pick, No. 32, and get high enough to draft Johnson, they’d need to give up a bounty of picks.

But the Ravens do own 12 draft picks, which gives them ammunition to trade up if they want to. And it’s also worth noting that the Ravens would love to lock in a franchise left tackle who can protect their franchise quarterback, Joe Flacco, for years to come. Trading up for a left tackle would suggest that the Ravens want to say farewell forever to Bryant McKinnie, and that they want to keep Michael Oher on the right side.

In a draft when most Top 10 teams are reportedly trying to trade down, it makes sense for a team like the Ravens to consider trading up. Still, a move from No. 32 into the territory where they could draft Johnson seems like a long shot.

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  1. nflgiant says: Apr 24, 2013 12:54 PM

    Ravens will be lucky to go better than 9-7.

  2. thestrategyexpert says: Apr 24, 2013 12:55 PM

    If you want Lane Johnson, then you need that 5th pick. Everybody is scared of taking a prospect that could bust or disappoint and it seems most of the teams in the Top 5 are gravitating towards those Tackles. Fisher and Joekel will go fast and Lane Johnson is going to be a hot commodity and you can only be sure to get him with a trade if you are not already in the Top 5.

  3. eaglesw00t says: Apr 24, 2013 12:56 PM

    No chance they get into the top 10. For talent as diluted as exists in the top 10 this year, it isnt worth the price you would have to pay. Youre giving AT LEAST 2 firsts, and that is a waste.

    And what team that finished with less than 5 wins last year wants to have their first pick at #32?

    Not likely that this happens, unless Lane slips into the teens. Which also, isnt likely.

  4. officialgame says: Apr 24, 2013 12:57 PM

    Long shot? How about no shot. What are they going to give up in a deal that makes sense for both teams?

  5. pnut87 says: Apr 24, 2013 12:58 PM

    The ravens have 12 picks, the 49ers have what, 14 or 15? How did the two Superbowl teams end up with almost 30 picks between them?

  6. packerbackernj says: Apr 24, 2013 1:00 PM

    REPORT: Every team is looking to trade up and down for certain players depending on the price.

  7. wryly1 says: Apr 24, 2013 1:01 PM

    Ravens are being forced to attempt transitioning from a defensive team to an offensive one in this offseason. They’ll do well to reach .500 in 2013.

  8. djteknision1200 says: Apr 24, 2013 1:02 PM

    There sure are plenty of smoke screens being sent on the eve of the draft

  9. inyofaceagain says: Apr 24, 2013 1:03 PM

    This is why mock drafts mean less and less every year

  10. si1m says: Apr 24, 2013 1:03 PM

    They could do it bc its a weak enough draft at the top. But it is mike Preston who is about as accurate and credible as a tarot card reader

  11. eastcoastninerfan says: Apr 24, 2013 1:03 PM

    pnut87 says:
    Apr 24, 2013 12:58 PM
    The ravens have 12 picks, the 49ers have what, 14 or 15? How did the two Superbowl teams end up with almost 30 picks between them?

    • • • • • •

    Good front offices would be my guess

  12. dkoulatsos says: Apr 24, 2013 1:04 PM

    Sure the Ravens will love to trade up to get Johnson – who wouldn’t? The only way they’d consider it is if he somehow got past San Diego – which he is not! Me thinks Mr. Preston bumped his head!

  13. southpaw2k says: Apr 24, 2013 1:05 PM

    Moving up 20-25 spots to take Johnson seems extreme, and could even potentially cost the Ravens next year’s first rounder in the process. I’d much rather see them take Menelik Watson or Terron Armstead if they like either of those players.

    Oh, and this next comment is directed at nflgiant:

    I guess the NFL should reduce its games to being played only on paper since there’s no point in your mind for the Ravens to play next season at all, huh?

  14. classactcalvin81 says: Apr 24, 2013 1:06 PM

    Hey I would take 32 for 5 as a Lions fan cause we have many needs but it would prob require an early pic next year and a few this draft.. Not sure Bmore would b cool with that but strategy expert is right they would prob need the 5 pic. Go D and if u trade that 5 pic pleeease get a decent return in a deeeep Draft!

  15. Steeley McBeam says: Apr 24, 2013 1:06 PM

    Having 12 picks doesnt help you move into the top-10 when nine of them are in the 4th round or later…

  16. buzzbeaubank says: Apr 24, 2013 1:07 PM

    pnut87 says:
    Apr 24, 2013 12:58 PM
    The ravens have 12 picks, the 49ers have what, 14 or 15? How did the two Superbowl teams end up with almost 30 picks between them?
    —————
    Because they draft exceedingly well and get comp picks when other teams sign their free agents to ridiculous contracts.

  17. jimjets says: Apr 24, 2013 1:08 PM

    any chance he’s still there at 9 for the jets?

    and what would we get from baltimore for dropping that low?

    their one, two and 3?

  18. Steeley McBeam says: Apr 24, 2013 1:09 PM

    That being said, I think the teams who are looking to trade back are more interested in future picks than picks this year. First round talent is much better next year.

    Ravens first round pick next year sounds much much better than their second round pick this year. Keep in mind many times a furture first is traded for a current second.

  19. logicailvoicesays says: Apr 24, 2013 1:09 PM

    Nothing surprising about the Ravens flailing and panicking. That’s why they’re the number two team in Maryland. They can’t beat RG3, Mike Shanahan, Alfred Morris, Bruce Allen and Dan Snyder on the field or off the field.

  20. siggtacular says: Apr 24, 2013 1:11 PM

    @pnut87 compensatory picks buddy, come on now

  21. getyourownname says: Apr 24, 2013 1:13 PM

    This makes sense if the price were right and I’ve been thinking Ozzie might try this. Like any savvy investor, Ozzie is buying when others are selling, it’s clear the herd mentality is to move down, and he might get teams to start bidding against each other.

    But it’s very unlikely the price will be right (he could throw in Rolando, but that would raise the price) and he has a long way to move up. More likely that it’s a storyline that will be used to accomplish some other objective.

  22. easyeintennessee says: Apr 24, 2013 1:14 PM

    They’ll need it with the Bengals pass rush.

  23. broccolilava says: Apr 24, 2013 1:14 PM

    The Lions pick at number 5. Offensive tackle is a huge need for us. Fortunately, there are at least 3 elite tackles available. Now, it looks like the first 4 picks will all be offensive tackles. :/
    With our luck, the 1st three picks will be OT, 4th will be Ansah and Millner will get crushed by a piano.

  24. frombalttosf says: Apr 24, 2013 1:15 PM

    IF the ravens trade up, I think its more for a Travon Austin over a reach at LT. I’d rather have Austin, Milliner, or Star at that point.

  25. overratedsteelerhater says: Apr 24, 2013 1:16 PM

    that would be great,they don’t need 12 picks.
    the defense will be fine….
    playoffs again for sure….

  26. stillers6 says: Apr 24, 2013 1:20 PM

    So the Ravens are going to go all the way up from 32 to inside the top 10 or 5 for Lane Johnson, who is one of the top rising prospects coming down the stretch. No chance!

  27. deathonwings410 says: Apr 24, 2013 1:21 PM

    logicailvoicesays says: Apr 24, 2013 1:09 PM

    Nothing surprising about the Ravens flailing and panicking. That’s why they’re the number two team in Maryland. They can’t beat RG3, Mike Shanahan, Alfred Morris, Bruce Allen and Dan Snyder on the field or off the field.

    —————————–

    Lol! Yet they just won the Super Bowl while the Redskins perpetually rebuild.

  28. thebrownswillalwaysloose says: Apr 24, 2013 1:21 PM

    No way, they move up that high. Newsome does not like to give up too many (if any) picks and especially will not give up a future first rounder. LOL at nflgiant and the other haters who apparently can see into the future. Hey nflgiant, just because your team always tanks after their Superbowl appearances doesn’t mean Baltimore will!

  29. wludford says: Apr 24, 2013 1:22 PM

    Trading up that far, to #5, would cost the Ravens pretty much all their picks this year, and next year’s 1st as well.

    Not likely.

  30. steelpenbucs87 says: Apr 24, 2013 1:23 PM

    Gosh that is a LONG way to move up. To guarantee they grab him they probably have to move up to the 6-10 range, which from 32 is quite a bit.

    Now the supply-demand is working in their favor as a lot of teams want to move back and few want to move up, but if they were to do that I still have to believe that they would need to give up a 2014 first rounder. Their picks just aren’t high enough to make that move otherwise.

    If this were to happen (and I’m not saying it would) the logical choice is the Jets. They can still grab an impact player with the Bucs selection, and then get the 32nd this year and a first round next year as well.

  31. ijahru says: Apr 24, 2013 1:24 PM

    resign McKinnie, you won a SB with him at LT

  32. wludford says: Apr 24, 2013 1:25 PM

    The ravens have 12 picks, the 49ers have what, 14 or 15? How did the two Superbowl teams end up with almost 30 picks between them?

    —————–

    Because they draft well, stay out of the high-stakes FA market, and trade with teams that stink with desperation for more draft picks.

  33. theytukrjobs says: Apr 24, 2013 1:28 PM

    All this trade talk is going to force McKinney into an emotional eating binge.

  34. ridingwithnohandlebars says: Apr 24, 2013 1:28 PM

    While it could definitely happen, I will take this with a Mike Preston sized grain of salt.

  35. National Fanatic says: Apr 24, 2013 1:34 PM

    The Ravens are gonna have to trade their next three 1st round picks if they want lane johnson!

    SMOKE SCREEN!

  36. andylucksneck says: Apr 24, 2013 1:35 PM

    I hope the Raiders fleece the crows.

    HTTR!!!!!!

  37. ppdoc13 says: Apr 24, 2013 1:39 PM

    @logicalvoice – last time I checked, the ravens were the SB champions and the redskins had finally made the playoffs after a generation drought. Care to explanation your comment? I think the regular season game of which you speak was the first time the Danny beat the best owner, gm, hc, and team in football. Be happy and erect a concrete wall around your qb. He is the reincarnation of mike Vick. Will never play a full season

  38. ccjcsr says: Apr 24, 2013 1:40 PM

    Smoke and mirrors!

  39. torethatbridgeout says: Apr 24, 2013 1:42 PM

    Unlikely to happen. Too much to give up, and too far for a needy team to drop down. That said – this screams ‘panic move’ from a front office that doesn’t usually panic. Bad sign for Ravens fans.

  40. promickey says: Apr 24, 2013 1:45 PM

    Well there are a few other teams that would love to have Johnson who would fit in with a zone blocking scheme with his skillset. However going public with a teams intentions should be considered a smokescreen 2 days before the draft.

  41. ravensallday2012 says: Apr 24, 2013 1:45 PM

    We could go 9-7 and still will division. Steelers will be horrible and well the other two teams are a waste

  42. morganstan100 says: Apr 24, 2013 1:45 PM

    wryly1 says:
    Apr 24, 2013 1:01 PM
    Ravens are being forced to attempt transitioning from a defensive team to an offensive one in this offseason. They’ll do well to reach .500 in 2013.

    Please check your calendar. It’s 2013, not 2001. Ravens have the most succussful quarterback in the history of the NFL. The Elite Joe “Montana” Flacco tied the all time record for the most post season touchdown passes without an interception.

  43. corvusmaximus says: Apr 24, 2013 1:49 PM

    @illogical voice…I reported your comment by accident…meant to just give you a thumbs down (fat fingers on a tablet…my bad) But back to the point. Lots of teams would love to trade up for that pick…skins won’t be one of them because…um…

    Anyway, we don’t mind being #2 in the state of MD and best of luck with your first round pick.

  44. britishraven says: Apr 24, 2013 1:52 PM

    There is absolutely no way this happens.

    Who was the last player we traded up for in the first round? Kyle Boller from memory. That worked out real well…

  45. cowboyhater says: Apr 24, 2013 1:56 PM

    This is definitely a smoke screen. They don’t have enough to move up that high. Ozzie will figure something out. He’s done it for years. My skins are slowly but surely beginning to figure this out, by watching Ozzie do what he does best. I like what both teams have done over the past couple of years. Wow, 12 picks!! Didn’t realize that. They should be able to rebuild with some youth with that many picks. Not a fan of the Ravens, but much respect.

  46. ahostiletakeover says: Apr 24, 2013 1:57 PM

    While I would love for this to happen, I can’t see it being feasible at all. Only 8 of those 12 picks are tradable and with only one 1st, 2nd, and 3rd round pick, there is no where near the amount of ammunition they would need to move up into the top 10 without completely mortgaging next year’s draft as well.

    Not to mention the obvious smokescreen aspects of this story coming out a day before someone will pick Johnson…

  47. myeaglescantwin says: Apr 24, 2013 1:58 PM

    Ravens usually kill it in the later rounds.
    I’d stay the course.
    but thanks for adding value to the eagles #4 pick.

    most likely swooping two 1st from the Jets for that one. . .
    Go gettem’ Geno theJet Smiff

  48. morganstan100 says: Apr 24, 2013 2:02 PM

    I doubt anyone wants the Ravens’ 2014 and 2015 first round draft picks. I mean, there will always be 31 other teams picking ahead of you.

  49. Nofoolnodrool says: Apr 24, 2013 2:09 PM

    Please check your calendar. It’s 2013, not 2001. Ravens have the most succussful quarterback in the history of the NFL. The Elite Joe “Montana” Flacco tied the all time record for the most post season touchdown passes without an interception.

    Please take a reality check . The only thing Flacco and Montana have in common is they are a couple of guys named Joe. One was elite the other had a good run this year. Let the paint dry on Flacco before you compare him to a really elite Joe. I know that is asking a lot from a fan boy, but give it a try.

  50. jmblosser82 says: Apr 24, 2013 2:10 PM

    Ravens ate far from the best team and front office. By total championships that would be the packers, by superbowls that would be the steelers. The Cincy has a lot if money left and have a good amount of starters coming back, a team you barely beat out for the division. The steelers D, altho a year older, was still the #1 D last year where most of the starters are coming back. Depending how the draft goes the O could be fine next year. At 8-8(a good season for some teams)should improve to 10-6 or 11-5. Cincy should win the division with the steelers going #2. Browns will give a good run at 3. The ravens gutted a poor D and signed a few 30-something vets, a small time criminal, and Elvis. Also traded away the guy who got Flacco that fat contract for some shiny beads.

  51. baltimoresnativeson says: Apr 24, 2013 2:27 PM

    Hey JMBLOSSER82,

    You do realize the ravens got started in 1996 right? Since that time the Steelers have 2 rings, Ravens 2, and Packers 2. So yeah I would say are one of the best teams and front offices. If not the best.

  52. jamaltimore says: Apr 24, 2013 2:36 PM

    Don’t trade up for anyone from Oklahoma. Seems there guys never amount to much in the NFL. One thing I do know is Mike Preston knows NOTHING of what Ozzie will do in this draft. Like usual he throws out controversial topics to get people to read his articles. most revolve of how he knows more than the fans, ravens players and front office because he played 2 years of football at Essex Community College.

  53. TeamBalco says: Apr 24, 2013 2:43 PM

    Great idea.

  54. baltimoresnativeson says: Apr 24, 2013 2:53 PM

    Essex Community College. Classic. That’s funny to me because I’m from Baltimore therefore get the reference.

  55. southpaw2k says: Apr 24, 2013 3:00 PM

    jmblosser82 says:
    Apr 24, 2013 2:10 PM
    Ravens ate far from the best team and front office. By total championships that would be the packers, by superbowls that would be the steelers. The Cincy has a lot if money left and have a good amount of starters coming back, a team you barely beat out for the division. The steelers D, altho a year older, was still the #1 D last year where most of the starters are coming back. Depending how the draft goes the O could be fine next year. At 8-8(a good season for some teams)should improve to 10-6 or 11-5. Cincy should win the division with the steelers going #2. Browns will give a good run at 3. The ravens gutted a poor D and signed a few 30-something vets, a small time criminal, and Elvis. Also traded away the guy who got Flacco that fat contract for some shiny beads.

    ————————————————–

    Well gosh, there isn’t much point in playing next season at all in your mind, is there?

    Never mind the fact that the Steelers and their #1 defense didn’t exactly do a whole lot of good for them, considering they didn’t make the playoffs last year and are – as you correctly noted – another year older. The offense is anything but “fine.” The offensive line still needs work, they have no quality running back, and their wide receivers are average at best. So how exactly are they going to win 3 more games than they did last season?

    As for Cinci, it’s great to have cap space, but what are they doing with it? They didn’t do that much to significantly improve their team, not even bring in a #2 WR behind AJ Green.

    Were the Ravens supposed to keep their defense intact in your mind? You knocked them for having a bunch of 30-something players (which, outside Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Anquan Boldin, is a load of hogwash anyway), so had they kept all the guys they let walk you’d still be knocking them for being an old team. So which is it?

    It’s amazing how bass-ackwards these arguments against how the Ravens rebuilt their team are.

  56. ravensbob says: Apr 24, 2013 3:02 PM

    Ravens r just trying to get people to call them to get things started. They will more likely trade back further into 2 nd round. Ozzie owns the 2nd thru 6th rounds.

  57. lucimorland says: Apr 24, 2013 3:06 PM

    Trade with Detroit at #5. We could use your late pick on a DL (plenty to choose from) and the large pool of other picks to fill the holes currently plugged by terrible, terrible players.

  58. watermelon1 says: Apr 24, 2013 3:13 PM

    Other teams should take note…

    There’s a reason the ravens usually trade DOWN in the draft. If they are suddenly trading UP this year, there’s probably a good reason for it and the teams who have those higher picks might want to take the talent instead of the trades.

    With that said, I don’t believe this for a second. Ravens will pick where they are at, or trade down for even more picks.

  59. gpry says: Apr 24, 2013 3:16 PM

    SMOKESCREEN!! Non Baltimore fans need to understand the source of this info. Ravens Front Office and most fans can’t stand Mike Preston. No way FO gives him good info

  60. quizguy66 says: Apr 24, 2013 3:18 PM

    For Atlanta to move from #27 to #6 two years ago the price was:

    2 first round picks (’11 and ’12)
    1 second round pick (’11)
    and
    2 fourth round picks (’11 and ’12)

    You’d have think that’s a starting point for the Ravens. Considering the Lions have a need at OT they may really need to move up to #4 to get him. The price should be higher than what the Falcons gave to the Browns.

    While it’s hard to see them doing that, the ESPN AFCNorth blog noted that the Ravens still have like 22 of the 23 players they’ve drafted in the last 3 years (only 6 of them as starters). With a dozen picks this year and some young guys already in waiting, it’s at least plausible that they’ll consider trading a bushel of picks to move up.

    -QG

  61. cfeeley52 says: Apr 24, 2013 3:26 PM

    wryly1 says:
    Apr 24, 2013 1:01 PM
    Ravens are being forced to attempt transitioning from a defensive team to an offensive one in this offseason. They’ll do well to reach .500 in 2013.
    ——————————
    Hmm seeing as how every free agent we’ve added this offseason has been a defensive player i’m gonna go ahead and say you have no idea what you’re talking about and the Ravens will likely beat whatever sorry team you root for.

  62. lovefootball4life says: Apr 24, 2013 3:31 PM

    You could only call this a smoke screen if you could somehow tie it back to the Ravens. It starts and ends with Preston.

    Anyone could have written this piece instead of Preston. Pure speculation. Why stop at 3rd best LT? Why don’t they just throw it all in and go after Joeckel? Besides I heard another group of highly respectable draft experts say they expect the three best LT to be gone in about the first 6 picks. Ravens would have to go a LONG ways up to be in contention.

  63. skns2thend says: Apr 24, 2013 3:44 PM

    The ravens are a joke. Just as the QB is. Flacco’s contract will go down as the worst QB contract deal on the history of the NFL. Y’all’s season was definitely a fluke. The franchise built this team on defense and that had to be dismantled because of the most idiotic QB deal I’ve ever heard of. Once I thought that Dallas keeping Romo was absurd. Ha, let me tell ya…..ravens update that 1000%. Ravens fans are in denial if they believe in more than a 9-7 season that will end there due to division losses. Though, all you ravens fans can tune in to the Redskins throughout the playoffs.
    HTTR

  64. sicklnick121 says: Apr 24, 2013 4:01 PM

    I will take that trade you can have Oaklands #3 I will take the rest of your picks this year and your 1 next year or your 2 and 3 next year or your 2 next and 2 the following….Ball is in your court Oz….

    signed
    Big Mc

  65. buzzbeaubank says: Apr 24, 2013 4:07 PM

    skns2thend says:Apr 24, 2013 3:44 PM

    The ravens are a joke…BLAHBLAHBLAH…all you ravens fans can tune in to the Redskins throughout the playoffs.
    HTTR
    ————————-
    Baltimore has 9 playoff wins since your last one in January of ’06, including a Super Bowl. Hail to who, now?

  66. morganstan100 says: Apr 24, 2013 4:07 PM

    “all you ravens fans can tune in to the Redskins throughout the playoffs.”

    No thanks. I get queasy seeing people writhing in pain after being told by their doctors that it’s ok to play with torn knee ligaments.

  67. southpaw2k says: Apr 24, 2013 4:20 PM

    skns2thend says:
    Apr 24, 2013 3:44 PM
    The ravens are a joke. Just as the QB is. Flacco’s contract will go down as the worst QB contract deal on the history of the NFL. Y’all’s season was definitely a fluke. The franchise built this team on defense and that had to be dismantled because of the most idiotic QB deal I’ve ever heard of. Once I thought that Dallas keeping Romo was absurd. Ha, let me tell ya…..ravens update that 1000%. Ravens fans are in denial if they believe in more than a 9-7 season that will end there due to division losses. Though, all you ravens fans can tune in to the Redskins throughout the playoffs.

    ————————————————

    Hmm….let’s see. The Ravens made the playoffs every season since Flacco’s rookie year, including 2 division titles, 3 AFC Championship Game appearances, and a Super Bowl title (with Flacco winning Super Bowl MVP). You’re absolutely right. That’s definitely the resume of a fluke. There’s zero consistency, and no sign at all of a perennial competitor.

    Now let’s compare the last five season of the Ravens to the last five seasons of the Redskins, shall we? The Redskins finished dead last every season in the NFC East from 2008-2011, but won the division in 2012. They lost their home playoff game to Seattle, and RGIII tore his ACL during that game. Oh yeah, and the Redskins haven’t even won a playoff game at all since 2005, much less win a championship. That’s definitely the true mark of a perennial contender there.

  68. stainlessstill says: Apr 24, 2013 4:26 PM

    Ravens 7-9.
    Opening night:
    Broncos 34
    Ravens 14

    Steelers rest their starters by Thanksgiving night and Charlie Batch goes 28/36, 335 yards, 3 touchdown, 1 rushing touchdown, 0 interceptions.

  69. jacktheraven says: Apr 24, 2013 4:37 PM

    Stainlessstill is real good at the future. Ask him how his guessing/hoping worked out last year with The Ravens

  70. jacktheraven says: Apr 24, 2013 4:39 PM

    Whatever The Ravens are ‘considering” in the draft, I can assure you that Mike Preston, of the Baltimore Sun, does’nt know.

  71. jacktheraven says: Apr 24, 2013 4:42 PM

    stainlesssteel gets his satisfaction from his steelers and their 8-8 season. BUT, they beat The SB Champion Ravens with old man Batch. Raven fans call it an upset. Happens all the time in the NFL.

  72. buzzbeaubank says: Apr 24, 2013 4:43 PM

    stainlessstill says:Apr 24, 2013 4:26 PM

    Ravens 7-9.
    Opening night:
    Broncos 34
    Ravens 14

    Steelers rest their starters by Thanksgiving night and Charlie Batch goes 28/36, 335 yards, 3 touchdown, 1 rushing touchdown, 0 interceptions.
    ———————
    With that O-line, Batch is going to be the starter by Halloween.

  73. officedaymd says: Apr 24, 2013 5:42 PM

    One reason S.F. and Ravens have large number of draft picks is that most of the late round pics are compensatory picks due to loss of players. You cannot trade a compensatory pick. N.E.on the other hand tends to collect “trade-able” picks.

  74. laxcoach37 says: Apr 24, 2013 6:15 PM

    Sorry Ravens Fan…. Impossible! The Lions, Cardinals, Bills, Jets, Chargers and Dolphins are all in the top 12 and looking for Johnson to fall. Only the Jets and Dolphins have real value picks to trade away. A team wanting Johnson will need to work with Oakland and Philly. Guaranteed the LT’s does not make it to Lions at 5 unless we are talking DJ Fluker who will go in the first 15 too

  75. competitivecompetitioncompeter says: Apr 25, 2013 12:00 AM

    Isiah Peed should switch to defense so that some day he and Patrick Peterson can wind up in Baltimore playing for Dean Pees.

    Then I can make all the pee-pee jokes I want.

  76. flavadave10 says: Apr 25, 2013 11:47 AM

    logicailvoicesays says:
    Apr 24, 2013 1:09 PM
    Nothing surprising about the Ravens flailing and panicking. That’s why they’re the number two team in Maryland. They can’t beat RG3, Mike Shanahan, Alfred Morris, Bruce Allen and Dan Snyder on the field or off the field.
    —————————————-
    Albert Haynesworth. I rest my case.

  77. flavadave10 says: Apr 25, 2013 11:51 AM

    Why would they trade up for Johnson when they could easily get Armstead in the second round?

  78. jlv3gem says: Apr 25, 2013 4:26 PM

    Ravens # 2 in Md?

    More like:

    Ravens #1 in the NFL

    Rings don’t lie

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