Ravens Workout Delaware QB Flacco

University of Delaware quarterback Joe Flacco
Is it possible that the Baltimore Ravens are serious about possibly drafting a quarterback with one of their early picks? According to Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times, the team on Tuesday conducted a private workout with University of Delaware QB Joe Flacco; Flacco worked out at the Delaware campus in front of a large Ravens entourage, including offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, QB coach Hue Jackson, wide receivers coach Jim Hostler and several executives and scouts.

According to Scout.com, the footwork and arm strength during the workout were impressive, as Flacco reportedly threw the football 60 yards on the fly while standing still. Flacco is considered one of the faster-rising prospects in the draft and can be penciled in as either a late first-round or early second-round pick; Baltimore’s second-round pick is #38 overall.

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One Response to “Ravens Workout Delaware QB Flacco”

  1. Jerie O'Connor says:

    With the 8th selection in the 1st round of the 2008 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens will probably pick a CB or an OT, depending on whether current left OT Jonathan Ogden retires or not. With the 38th pick in the 2nd round of the 2008 NFL Draft, the Ravens will most likely select a QB from among Louisville’s Brian Brohm, Delaware’s Joe Flacco and Michigan’s Chad Henne.

    Alternatively, the Ozzie Newsome, the GM of the Ravens could trade for a CB named Lito Sheppard of the Philadelphia Eagles just like he did in recent years for QB Steve McNair and RB Willis McGahee from the Tennessee Titans and the Buffalo Bills respectively.

    When the Eagles signed free agent CB Asante Samuel formerly a New England Patriot, they immediately handed him the left CB position previously occupied by Sheppard. It was quite surprising since the Eagles also have a good right CB in Sheldon Brown and unless they plan on trading Sheppard the signing of Samuel makes no sense.

    Assuming the Eagles will not be spending millions of dollars to keep three front-line CBs, a trade of either Sheppard or Brown could happen on draft day since the Eagles have other major concerns, such as defensive end and wide receiver. A patient Qzzie Newsome could very well then make a significant trade for the third year in a row to remove CB from the list of primary needs for the Ravens.