Deep RB class yields Day 2 values
April, 2, 2013
By Steve Muench | ESPN Insider
In order to succeed on the field, NFL organizations must hit on more than just first-round picks come draft weekend. Day 2 of the draft can be a gold mine for talent, and you need to look no further than the defending Super Bowl champions for proof.
Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome and his staff have found plenty of key contributors in the second and third rounds in recent years, including CB Lardarius Webb, RB Ray Rice, OG Marshal Yanda, WR Torrey Smith, RB Bernard Pierce, OG Kelechi Osemele, OLB Courtney Upshaw and OLB Paul Kruger (who departed for Cleveland via free agency).