Baltimore Ravens Draft History With Wide Receivers is Not So Good

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Jermaine Lewis, Maryland, 5’7″ 183 LBS 

Lewis was the Ravens’ first ever wide receiver draft pick, a 5th round selection in the 1996 NFL draft. Lewis played for six seasons in Baltimore (1996-2001), where he won a Super Bowl and was a two-time Pro Bowler. In the Ravens 34-7 win in Super Bowl XXXV over the New York Giants, Lewis amassed 152 all-purpose yards, including an 84-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

Lewis was a solid slot receiver for the Ravens and an elite kick returner. He holds franchise records for most career punt return yards (2,730), most career punt return touchdowns (6), most career punt returns (231), most career all-purpose yards (8,001) and most career kickoff returns (139).

In his career, Lewis finished in the top 20 in NFL history for most kick and punt return yards. On offense, Lewis caught 136 passes for 1,984 yards and scored 16 receiving touchdowns.

Lewis also played for the Houston Texans (2002) and the Jacksonville Jaguars (2003-2004). He finished his career with 143 receptions, 2,129 receiving yards, 7,893 total return yards, and 23 total touchdowns.

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