How in the world do you give the Baltimore Ravens a second day draft grade for rounds two and three anything other than an "A" after the team filled its biggest need with local product Torrey Smith? The big and fast wide receiver from right down the road in College Park, Maryland fills a huge void in the Ravens offense, as not only does he have great size, but also 4.4 seconds 40-yard dash speed to stretch the field.
The Ravens also traded up five spots in the third round to select Central Florida offensive tackle Jah Reid, who looks to be a great addition to the right side of the line. However, it is the addition of Smith, who should not only add the deep ball option to an offense that had only seven pass completions of over 40 yards in 2010, but he should open up the passing game for the other receivers, as well as the running game for Ray Rice.
No longer can opposing defenses stack the box and expect to play single coverage on the likes of Smith, Anquan Boldin, Derrick Mason and Todd Heap. If things pan out like the team has envisioned, the days of the boring, lackluster, unimpressive Ravens offensive reputation might have ended tonight!
What grade do you give the Baltimore Ravens for their 2nd (WR Torrey Smith-Maryland) and 3rd (OT Jah Reid-Central Florida) round draft picks in the 2011 NFL Draft?
A (266 votes)
B (107 votes)
C (22 votes)
D (3 votes)
F (2 votes)
400 total votes