The 2015 mid-round pick that the Baltimore Ravens traded for center Jeremy Zuttah is a fifth-round pick, according to CBS Sports.
The Ravens will send that pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for next year's draft, and it's not contingent on playing time or Zuttah making the roster. Baltimore had to give a fifth-round pick in 2015 because it doesn't have one this year. The Ravens traded their fifth-round pick this year to Jacksonville for offensive tackle Eugene Monroe.
In fact, the Ravens have traded a total of four draft picks over the past year on offensive lineman. They sent a 2014 seventh-round pick to the Indianapolis Colts for center-guard A.Q. Shipley. They gave up fourth- and fifth-round picks in 2014 for Monroe. And they traded another one to the Buccaneers for Zuttah.
“We said at the beginning of the offseason that we would be adding quality players to our line and Jeremy fits that description,” Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said. “We are getting a player who has started at both center and guard, and played well at each position. We’re excited to have him as a Raven and believe he can play a significant role for us.”
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