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Ravens draft center Tyler Linderbaum with second first-round draft pick

Tyler Linderbaum
Posted at 10:59 PM, Apr 28, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-28 22:59:46-04

BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Ravens used a second first-round draft pick on a position of need - center.

The Ravens drafted center Tyler Linderbaum, out of Iowa, with the 25th overall selection in Thursday's NFL Draft.

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Baltimore acquired the draft pick after trading wide receiver Marquise Brown for the 23rd pick. The Ravens the swapped picks with the Buffalo Bills.

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Earlier, the Ravens selected Notre Dame safety Kyle Hamilton with the 14th pick in the NFL draft.

After an injury-plagued losing season, Baltimore took advantage of a rare chance to pick in the first half of the first round.

It was only the fifth time in the past 22 years that Baltimore picked in the top 16.