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Podcasts The Ravens Scouting Process

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Tony Lombardi sits down with Baltimore Ravens Director of College Scouting Joe Hortiz and the result is a very revealing interview and a unique view behind the curtain of the team’s player personnel department and the Ravens scouting process.

Among the things discussed are:

• A day in the life of an NFL Scout
• The biggest challenges in the scouting process
• Why some great college players fail
• The struggles developing wide receivers
• What defines a red star player
• Current Ravens who were labeled “red star”
• Injuries and body-types
• The influence of concussions upon the scouting process
• What injuries will sway the Ravens to pass on draft day
• Reconciling character issues
• Joe’s most unforgettable scouting story takes him to Southern Illinois
• Coaching’s impact on the scouting process
• A draft day regret that may have changed the face of the franchise
• The struggles of late to find playmakers
• An NFL success and failure who surprised
• Why the Ravens choose not to use the scouting services of National and Blesto
• Newly appointed scouts in 2016
• The importance of family in the scouting process

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Tony is the founder EutawStreetReport.com and RussellStreetReport.com. His work has been featured on various sports websites and he hosts The Russell Street Report and Armchair Quarterback both seen and heard on Fanimal Radio. Among his favorite things in life are his wife, kids, family, friends, The Beatles, Breaking Bad, Gladiator, The Godfather, Guinness, orange crushes, meatballs and Key West, not necessarily in that order. Follow Tony on Twitter @RSRLombardi. More from Tony Lombardi

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