4 draft picks the Baltimore Ravens gave up on too soon

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2. Orlando Brown Jr.

The son of former Ravens tackle Orlando Brown Sr, the former No. 77 and wide receiver Marquise Brown were both traded away on their rookie contracts. While the wideout demanded a trade due to his dissatisfaction with offensive coordinator Greg Roman, the left tackle was dissatisfied with his contract and what Baltimore was willing to pay.

Brown wanted to play left tackle, and he wanted money. He eventually got his wish by being traded to the Kansas City Chiefs and signing a big contract with the Cincinnati Bengals. Perhaps Baltimore is wishing they gave him a contract, looking at where the offensive tackle spot is right now.

Orlando Brown Jr. improved after leaving the Baltimore Ravens

While the gargantuan Brown was very inconsistent with Baltimore (though his highs were quite impressive), he has since become a Pro Bowler for both Kansas City and Cincinnati. It's easy to wonder what the offensive line would look like with him in the picture.

Perhaps Baltimore gets rid of Ronnie Stanley a bit earlier. Maybe the Ravens invest more in their shill positions in the 2024 NFL Draft. One of their main rivals in Cincinnati would also be deprived of a quality starter in an area of need. Brown, who made four Pro Bowls in a row with three different teams, could have been a star in Baltimore.