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Here's a twitter summary of what was said during Wednesday's pre-draft press conference.

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The Ravens held their pre-draft press conference and luncheon on Wednesday, featuring general manager Ozzie Newsome, coach John Harbaugh, assistant general manager Eric DeCosta and director of college scouting Joe Hortiz.

Here's a rundown from twitter as to what was said:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie: &quot;You check your ego at the door, and we allow all of the information to dictate how we set the board.&quot;</p>&mdash; Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ravens/statuses/461536943939911681">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>At Ravens pre-draft press conference. &quot;Ozzie Newsome: We grade players and let the game tape give us the most information.&quot;</p>&mdash; Gerry Sandusky (@GerrySandusky) <a href="https://twitter.com/GerrySandusky/statuses/461536978056400898">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Eric DeCosta on this year&#39;s draft class: &quot;It&#39;s deep if you draft the right players.&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a></p>&mdash; WNST (@WNST) <a href="https://twitter.com/WNST/statuses/461537003923070976">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Newsome on possibility of trading 17: &quot;We&#39;ve already gotten some calls about teams wanting to move up.&quot;</p>&mdash; Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun) <a href="https://twitter.com/jeffzrebiecsun/statuses/461537065851957248">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie Newsome tells reporters they’ve already gotten calls about No. 17. Big-time value spot. Teams looking for a WR may want to jump <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Jets&amp;src=hash">#Jets</a>.</p>&mdash; Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) <a href="https://twitter.com/RapSheet/statuses/461537317308493824">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>John Harbaugh: &#39;I think it&#39;s important we add a running back.&#39; then went on to list practically every other position.</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461537567096451072">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Teams are convinced <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a> will move back, like teams are convinced <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%2349ers&amp;src=hash">#49ers</a> want to jump up for a speedy WR. I wonder if those teams’ll talk</p>&mdash; Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) <a href="https://twitter.com/RapSheet/statuses/461537757509062656">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Of course, Harbaugh was talking about adding a backup QB, not upgrading the starter.</p>&mdash; Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun) <a href="https://twitter.com/jeffzrebiecsun/statuses/461537827885699073">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Newsome said that the <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a> will deal with Rice situation when the time comes. But adding 1 or 2 RBs was a priority prior to his arrest.</p>&mdash; Mark Zinno (@MarkZinno) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkZinno/statuses/461538415146962944">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie said there isn&#39;t a situation where he could see the <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a> would trade up due to limited picks this year.</p>&mdash; Mark Zinno (@MarkZinno) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkZinno/statuses/461538599755087872">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Joe Hortiz was complimentary of the safety class in particular Calvin Pryor and Ha Ha Clinton-Dix</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461538727337402368">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Newsome said there&#39;s few scenarios where the Ravens trade up. Team doesn&#39;t have a lot of tradeable picks cause you can&#39;t trade comps.</p>&mdash; Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun) <a href="https://twitter.com/jeffzrebiecsun/statuses/461538801589170177">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Newsome didn’t name names but says there are one or two players the Ravens will try to move up to take in the first round if available.</p>&mdash; Gerry Sandusky (@GerrySandusky) <a href="https://twitter.com/GerrySandusky/statuses/461538817099329536">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Eric DeCosta on inside linebacker, spoke highly of C.J. Mosley and Ryan Shazier</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461538995366002688">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ravens brass during their press conference did not mention Jimmie Ward when discussing a number of safeties. Could read into it either way.</p>&mdash; Josh Norris (@JoshNorris) <a href="https://twitter.com/JoshNorris/statuses/461538932547911680">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie Newsome on Rolando McClain: &#39;Rolando retired. It was his decision to retire.&#39;</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461539252376199169">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie Newsome laughed when asked if he&#39;d lost faith in Alabama players, noting that his son is still there</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461539375499579392">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>John Harbaugh was asked if he interviews prospects &quot;Gruden-style.&quot; He joked that they interview them &quot;Ozzie-style.&quot;</p>&mdash; Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ravens/statuses/461539731625369602">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie Newsome noted that Corey Graham going to the Buffalo Bills in free agency opens opportunity for Chykie Brown and Asa Jackson</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461539885745053696">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie Newsome: &quot;You can&#39;t have enough corners.&quot; Joe Hortiz anticipates good value at the position in the first three rounds. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a></p>&mdash; WNST (@WNST) <a href="https://twitter.com/WNST/statuses/461540134316679169">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Eric DeCosta said that luck does factor into the draft.  &quot;We try to make it a science. In the end, it probably is more art than science.&quot;</p>&mdash; Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ravens/statuses/461540758776860672">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Eric DeCosta: &#39;We try to make it a science. In the end, it&#39;s more of an art than a science.&#39;</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461540764397207553">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Eric DeCosta on draft philosophy: Get as many picks as you can. Pick best available player. Rinse and repeat.</p>&mdash; Gerry Sandusky (@GerrySandusky) <a href="https://twitter.com/GerrySandusky/statuses/461540925475278849">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie Newsome on stockpiling comp picks: &#39;When you get a lot of picks, it allows you to do things like when we got Eugene Monroe last year.&#39;</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461541268922044417">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie-before draft ravens were looking at adding 1 or 2 running backs before Ray rices legal situation. That hasn&#39;t changed.</p>&mdash; Morgan Adsit (@MorganAdsit) <a href="https://twitter.com/MorganAdsit/statuses/461541359783264256">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Eric Decosta on evaluating small-school prospects: &#39;We try to find value by looking at more small-school players. We use a lot of resources&#39;</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461541713623138304">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie said that in the 2007 draft, the Ravens were in the midst of trading up to get Brady Quinn,  but the Browns offered more to move up.</p>&mdash; Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ravens/statuses/461542473832341504">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Newsome on the draft: &quot;I try to eliminate all the noise. Watch the tape, talk to the players and trust the people in your building.&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a></p>&mdash; Luke Jones (@BaltimoreLuke) <a href="https://twitter.com/BaltimoreLuke/statuses/461542742590775296">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>John Harbaugh says you can’t get any real draft information from anyone in the league—including his brother who he talked to last night.</p>&mdash; Gerry Sandusky (@GerrySandusky) <a href="https://twitter.com/GerrySandusky/statuses/461543032241004545">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>DeCosta said the <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a> have roughly 180 players they consider &quot;draftable,&quot; which is a higher number than many years.</p>&mdash; WNST (@WNST) <a href="https://twitter.com/WNST/statuses/461543352111235072">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Eric DeCosta said that this year the Ravens have about 180 &quot;draftable&quot; players. Some years there are 140-150.</p>&mdash; Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ravens/statuses/461543434109452288">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Joe Hortiz on Johnny Manziel: &quot;He is a blast to watch.&quot;</p>&mdash; Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun) <a href="https://twitter.com/jeffzrebiecsun/statuses/461543718211047424">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie Newsome on looking at backup quarterback position: &#39;This is Tyrod&#39;s fourth year.&#39; Notes he&#39;ll be a free agent team needs to make plans</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461544736806166528">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Newsome: &quot;My job isn&#39;t just to look at 2014. I&#39;ve got to be looking at &#39;15, &#39;16, and &#39;17 and how the roster is going to shape itself.&quot;</p>&mdash; WNST (@WNST) <a href="https://twitter.com/WNST/statuses/461544775871922176">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Hortiz on Kyle Fuller: &quot;He&#39;s put together a nice career at Virginia Tech. Looking forward to seeing how he develops as a pro.&quot;</p>&mdash; WNST (@WNST) <a href="https://twitter.com/WNST/statuses/461544960895234049">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Joe Hortiz on Terrance West: &#39;He burst on the scene this year. What he did in the postseason was pretty fun to watch.&#39;</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/461545063546626049">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Joe Hortiz gave passionate defense of some Alabama prospects for their toughness after noting that &quot;I&#39;m an Auburn guy.&quot;</p>&mdash; Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun) <a href="https://twitter.com/jeffzrebiecsun/statuses/461546219052224513">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Newsome on wide receiver: &quot;I would say that&#39;s a position where you could draft a player in any of the seven rounds.&quot; <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a></p>&mdash; WNST (@WNST) <a href="https://twitter.com/WNST/statuses/461546446777757696">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Ozzie said in closing that there are still preparations to make but said TRUST in his staff, was the biggest factor in a good draft. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a></p>&mdash; Mark Zinno (@MarkZinno) <a href="https://twitter.com/MarkZinno/statuses/461546805919227904">April 30, 2014</a></blockquote>
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