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Though many didn't know it on draft day, 2006 became one of the Ravens most successful drafts. Ngata was a known talent in the first round, but its the second day picks that became important surprises.
WR Demetrius Williams in the fourth round is probably the most talented receiver the Ravens have ever drafted. He has struggled with injury issues, but many still believe he can be a star in the Ravens new offense.
In the fifth round, the Ravens picked up S Dawan Landy and TE Quinn Sypniewski. Landry started his rookie year and seems to be the perfect complement to Ed Reed.
His sure tackling and lack of mistakes fit right into a secondary that takes chances.
With the current crop of fast and small CBs that the Ravens are acquiring, his tackling ability will be crucial to the defense's success. Sypniewski started in 2007 after multiple other TE injuries and played well.
He seems to be the heir apparent to Todd Heap, possessing great blocking ability and sure hands. In the sixth Round, the Ravens picked Punter Sam Koch. His rise to pro bowl caliber Punter has helped the Ravens immensely.
In 2008, his dominance at the end of the season was a huge reason why the team reached the AFC Championship Game.
The fact that he has improved every season is remarkable. Many believe he will continue to be the Ravens punter for many years. These second day successes are a sign of Ozzie Newsome's resurgence as a master draft day GM.