Would the Baltimore Ravens really draft a quarterback in the first round this year?
Assistant general manager Eric DeCosta didn’t make it sound like the Ravens are primed to select a nike nfl jerseys cheap china quarterback with the No. 16 overall pick, but he also doesn’t rule it out.
“I feel like if there is a guy there that we think is really too good to pass up, we’re going to take him,” DeCosta told the Ravens’ team website.
The chances of Baltimore selecting a quarterback in the first round have never been considered great, based on previous comments by Ravens officials.
Last month, owner Steve Bisciotti shot down the notion that the Ravens were beginning to think about life after quarterback Joe Flacco, saying, “We’ve got bigger fish to fry.” In January, coach John Harbaugh was the first to indicate the team could draft a quarterback this year but said the Ravens would be “looking for a young backup.”
The future of the Ravens’ quarterback position has become an increasingly hot topic. Baltimore is only financially committed to Flacco through this season, which means the Ravens can move on from the struggling former Super Bowl MVP in 2019.
Asked how soon is too soon to draft a quarterback, DeCosta said, “If we really like the guy and he’s there, it’s not soon enough.”
DeCosta predicted four or five quarterbacks will get drafted in the first round this year, cheap nfl authentic jerseys especially after the impact made by Philadelphia’s Carson Wentz and Houston’s Deshaun Watson. USC’s Sam Darnold, UCLA’s Josh Rosen, Wyoming’s Josh Allen, Oklahoma’s Baker Mayfield and Louisville’s Lamar Jackson are considered the top quarterbacks in this year’s draft, and it’s possible none will be available when Baltimore is on the clock.