Ravens Ink First Round Pick Marlon Humphrey to Deal

Jan 9, 2017; Tampa, FL, USA; Alabama Crimson Tide defensive back Marlon Humphrey (26) in the 2017 College Football Playoff National Championship Game against the Clemson Tigers at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

The Baltimore Ravens have locked down their first round pick from the 2017 NFL Draft. The team announced Friday that cornerback Marlon Humphrey inked his four-year deal.


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Defensively last season the Ravens had plenty of problems protecting against the pass. This was not only because of the secondary but because of the pass rush, or rather the lack of it. Baltimore was woeful in terms of rushing the passer in 2016 making that, and the secondary the biggest defensive needs.

Humphrey was the teams first attempt to bolster their defense.

— Patrick Backlas covers the Baltimore Ravens as a managing editor for cover32 Ravens. Connect and follow on Twitter @PatrickBacklas and @Cover32_bal

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