4. Baltimore Ravens drafted Patrick Queen over Tee Higgins
The Baltimore Ravens drafted Patrick Queen 28th overall in the 2020 NFL draft. If they knew then that they would trade for, and give Roquan Smith a huge extension, they would have re-thought this pick. Still, some of the names that went right after Queen justified it.
Isiah Wilson, Noah Igbhinoghene, and Clyde Edwards-Helaire have all been busts, and Jeff Gladney, unfortunately, passed away. Then, there is Tee Higgins, who went five picks after Patrick Queen. That one would have been nice.
Queen has been fine, but the need is not there, and the impact has waned. The addition of Tee Higgins could have been game-changing over the past couple of seasons. Because of JaMarr Chase, Higgins has not had the same respect as an elite wideout, but it is hard to list 15 wide receivers better.
This brings up the next point, the addition of Higgins would have taken a player away from the Bengals. Imagine if the Bengals ended up with someone like Laviska Shenault because the Baltimore Ravens took Tee Higgins ahead of them. That would have been a game-changer that would have flipped the course of the past two seasons.