Home Sports Redskin In extending Marlon Humphrey, the Ravens again show that they’ll spend on... SportsRedskin In extending Marlon Humphrey, the Ravens again show that they’ll spend on DBs October 1, 2020 3 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp To those outside the Ravens war room, the first round of the 2017 NFL Draft was unfolding perfectly for a team that needed help on both sides of the ball to return to its familiar place as an annual playoff team. The Ravens wanted big and athletic targets for Joe Flacco, fortifications to their defensive front seven and some help in the secondary. Sitting with the 16th overall pick, the Ravens had myriad options. O.J. Howard, the consensus top tight end in the draft, was surprisingly available. Two of his teammates at Alabama, defensive tackle Jonathan Allen and inside linebacker Reuben Foster, were as well. Everybody knew general manager Ozzie Newsome’s fondness for Alabama players. A number of highly-rated edge rushers and defensive backs also were still on the board. Yet, the Ravens pulled off a minor surprise, selecting Marlon Humphrey, a physical and talented prospect who nonetheless had a few perceived and concerning flaws for a cornerback. Humphrey… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Cowboys’ Ezekiel Elliott takes blame after blowout loss to Cardinals Manchester United fans: Discuss the PSG game with our reporter Carl Anka Live Q&A: Magic reporter Josh Robbins takes your questions Thursday at 8 p.m. ET Clyde Edwards-Helaire, Chiefs’ run game gives Le’Veon Bell a preview vs. Bills [NFL: Washington Redskins] – The Game | Episode 5 | The Race For The NFC East [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – NFL Week 5: Monday Night Football Arizona Cardinals vs Dallas Cowboys [YouTube: Washington Redskins Videos] – The Game | Episode 5 | The Race For The NFC East Dodgers vs. Rays: Hitters and pitchers to watch and World Series predictions [Sports Gab Network: Redskins Gab] – No Longer A Fan. Texans thoughts: Even the best version of Deshaun Watson can’t carry this team [NFL: Washington Redskins] – WFT Daily: Kendall Fuller's Answered Prayer Appreciating Hisashi Iwakuma’s memorable Mariners moments LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.