The Baltimore Ravens selected Hayden Hurst in the first round of this past NFL draft, expecting him to be the talisman at the tight end position. He is the current favorite to start the season.
This would be impressive for a rookie at any position, especially one that usually takes a bit of a transitional period. Another rookie that will be requiring a transition is Lamar Jackson who Baltimore also took in the first round of the draft.
Jackson comes in behind starter Joe Flacco as the number two guy and probable starter in the near future. Hurst recently had an interview with Sirius radio where he compared the vastly different passers and how it’s been to practice with them:
“They both bring different things to the table.” Hurst said. “Joe has an extremely talented arm. He’s been doing it for years, Super Bowl MVP.


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