Recent Baltimore general manager Eric DeCosta acknowledged his team desired to do away with extra swings at huge receiver. After trading down within the first round, the Ravens did honest that.
Baltimore previous the No. 25 general employ on wideout Marquise “Hollywood” Brown, the first receiver chosen within the 2019 NFL Draft on Thursday.
The Ravens traded the No. 22 different to the Philadelphia Eagles for the twenty fifth employ, a fourth-rounder (No. 127) and sixth-rounder (No. 197).
Brown brings blazing bound and versatility to a Baltimore receiver corps in decided want of playmaking. Hollywood joins a depth chart that comprises Willie Snead, Chris Moore, Jordan Lasley, Jaleel Scott and Seth Roberts.
NFL Network draft analyst Daniel Jeremiah described Brown as a DeSean Jackson clone with bound and after-earn acumen. Jeremiah eminent that Brown is seemingly to be extra physical than Jackson.
The 5-foot-9 Brown can line up outdoors or within the slot. With out reference to his tiny blueprint, the wideout can beat press protection with quickness, displays hasty-cleave ability, and is a blur on deep routes.
Brown underwent Lisfranc surgery in January, however the ruin did no longer defend the playmaker out of the first round.
A subtle receiver out of Oklahoma, Brown as we direct upgrades Lamar Jackson’s downfield prospects in 2019.
Hollywood’s cousin, Antonio Brown is fascinated by the employ.
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Antonio Brown (@AB84)
April 26, 2019