Like most NFL teams, the
This is the primary room for draft operations, equipped with several telephones, a board room and, of course, the draft board ranking the respective prospects. It has been described as a calm, relatively quiet atmosphere.
General manager Ozzie Newsome, who has drafted 17
He has final-say authority but relies heavily on the opinions and advice of the personnel department, coaches and advice of owner
Among those in the room besides Newsome are: Bisciotti, coach
The Ravens also have their coordinators,
"I think in the end that everybody that has an opportunity to look at a player, whether it's a scout, coach, even sometimes our trainers, they get a chance to have some interaction with the players, get the opportunity to give their input," Ozzie Newsome said. "And their input is really valuable and through the whole process, Eric, Joe and I, we try to gather as much information as we can, and then we let the information drive our decisions."
The Ravens have stationed player personnel assistants Kenny Sanders and Eddie Healy in New York at
Moriarty is the Ravens' point man for trade discussions with other teams.
For the past decade, the Ravens have made at least one trade per draft.
"The phone lines are open, and I think we do a good job," DeCosta said. "Pat Moriarty handles all the trades for us. He does an awesome job, and I think we're in good shape."