2019 NFL Draft: WR prospects for Ravens in each round
Round 5: David Sills V
What do you do when you’re a 6’4″ quarterback but don’t have the skills necessary to be a starting quarterback? You transition to wide receiver and catch touchdowns like it’s nobody’s business. That would describe our next candidate for wide receivers in the 2019 NFL Draft, David Sills V from West Virginia.
Of all the receivers available in the 2019 NFL Draft, none of them are quite the red-zone monster that Sills is. Over the last two seasons alone Sills has a ridiculous 33 touchdown receptions. Sills never eclipsed 1,000-yard season during his stint with the Mountaineers, but it’s pretty hard to complain with the elite level production he gave them.
The most attractive trait about Sills was his chemistry and trust that he built up at West Virginia with his quarterback, Will Grier. The two of them became two pees in a pod, and that was what contributed to their success together. Grier was a great passer in college and the fact that he knew he could always put the ball up for Sills to come down with speaks volumes about their relationship.
This is exactly what the Baltimore Ravens need to add for Lamar Jackson and the offense. It’s already a bonus that Sills is a big target to throw at, but it becomes that much more attractive that he can create such a balanced harmony with his quarterback. Giving Jackson that kind of guy would be better than anything else for him. When quarterbacks have targets they trust, they typically turn into dynamic duos. Think about Joe Flacco and Dennis Pitta. If those two could reach that level, the Ravens would be ecstatic.