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Baltimore Ravens trade back; Philadelphia Eagles jump three spots

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The Ravens new General Manager Eric DeCosta, with his first time on the clock, opted to trade down with Howie Roseman and the Philadelphia Eagles.

This trade down earns the Ravens an extra fourth- and sixth-round pick, giving the team draft ammunition to shore up more depth in key positions or utilize well in a trade-up scenario.

Many are hoping for a possible trade-up scenario as the Ravens do not possess a second-round pick, as they gave it to the Eagles last year to pick QB Lamar Jackson with the pick 32 overall, securing a critical fifth-round option if Jackson pans out.

With the former 22nd overall pick, the Eagles took OT Andre Dillard.

This could be a sign the Ravens aren’t interested in picking a lineman in the draft, or they’re confident one will fall three more spots. Either way, DeCosta is working his magic and building the Ravens for the future.