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Ravens still seeking a pick from the Bears

Posted on: April 29, 2011 10:14 am
Edited on: April 29, 2011 10:14 am
 

Posted by Andy Benoit

There was some confusion during the 26th pick in the first round of the draft Thursday night. The Ravens wound up accidentally passing on their selection because they got stuck on the phone with the Bears. The two teams were working out a trade in which the Bears would give their fourth-round pick to the Ravens to move up from number 29 to 26.

However, the Bears were supposed to call the league after finishing the deal but failed to do so.

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"It was our fault," Bears GM Jerry Angelo said, according to the Chicago Sun Times. "[The Ravens] did everything according to the rules.
"It worked out. We got our player." (That player was Gabe Carimi.)

The Ravens got their player, too (cornerback Jimmy Smith). The only harm done is that Smith, picked 27th, will now get a slightly richer contract than he would have received had he been picked 29th.

Angelo later called Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti to apologize. The Ravens, however, are still demanding a pick from the Bears (presumably that fourth-rounder). They have filed an appeal with the league and will get word about it on Friday or Saturday.

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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: January 9, 2012 12:18 am
 

Ravens still seeking a pick from the Bears

Perpetuate favorable effectiveness, Nice offering.


hgtrerte
Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 7, 2011 1:41 am
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Since: Dec 2, 2011
Posted on: December 5, 2011 2:03 am
 

Ravens still seeking a pick from the Bears

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tomlye
Since: Nov 28, 2011
Posted on: December 1, 2011 10:17 pm
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Since: Aug 7, 2008
Posted on: April 30, 2011 5:38 pm
 

Ravens still seeking a pick from the Bears

Why is this news? A previous article made it sound like the Ravens did not get to pick anyone in the first round. They got the corner back they wanted...so what's the big deal! I wonder how the Ravens will react when Jim Harbaugh and the 49ers win against them. 



Since: Aug 9, 2009
Posted on: April 29, 2011 1:52 pm
 

Ravens still seeking a pick from the Bears

This seems like a non-issue. Both teams got what they want. And the money isnt even that much different for a three spot difference when its that late in the round anyway.



Since: Sep 9, 2009
Posted on: April 29, 2011 11:59 am
 

Ravens still seeking a pick from the Bears

Leave it to Genius Angelo. He's going to have to pay Carimi 26th pick money now.  Even when Genius Angelo gets it right, he messes up.




Since: Dec 7, 2010
Posted on: April 29, 2011 11:51 am
 

Ravens still seeking a pick from the Bears

Typical Bear move....What a bunch of idiots...Wake Up !!  Fire Angelo !!



Since: Nov 27, 2006
Posted on: April 29, 2011 11:41 am
 

Ravens still seeking a pick from the Bears

WAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAH!  Quite your crying and man up Ravens.


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