Big Joe knows how to spot these dudes . . . Dan Leberfeld

This was a perfect example of his keen eye for talent at these positions . . .

On Tuesday, Baltimore Ravens guard Marshall Yanda, 35, announced his retirement from the NFL.

Yanda was an 8-time Pro Bowler during his Ravens career. He entered the league as a third-round pick in the 2007 draft, and the man who pushed hardest for the Ravens to pick him, was a scout named Joe Douglas, who worked in that organization for 13 years.

Douglas, a former offensive lineman at the University of Richmond, has a great reputation around the NFL as an evaluator, and he’s particularly attempt at finding O-Line talent.

So this should come in handy for Gang Green this off-season, in free agency and the draft, as they attempt to rebuild their offensive line.


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