Baltimore had 11 draft picks last year, including two first-round picks (safety Kyle Hamilton and center Tyler Linderbaum) who played key roles as rookies. De Costa said even without acquiring additional picks, the Ravens still have a talented group of young players with promising futures.
“Our goal is to add picks if possible at some point,” DeCosta said. I think it’s important to have too many picks may not always be the right thing to do.You have a lot of these young players on the team so at some point you’re going to do a purge is needed.
The Ravens might consider it wise to trade down from No. 22 in a deal that brings in an extra pick on Day 2 or 3. The Ravens may be able to trade down, get an additional pick, and draft a receiver or cornerback that can help them next season.
“I think there’s a pretty good chance that we can do that (the tradedown),” De Costa said. increase.
“We always have to evaluate it. How strong do you feel about the prospects available and the chances of coming back and getting additional picks.Sometimes who you might really want You make a difficult decision.You can get him even if you trade back.It happens more than you think.The capital you can get by trading back should be considered, and we will make the best decision possible.