Savage was one of the team's main architects when the Ravens moved to Baltimore for the 1996 season, serving as director of college scouting (1996-2002) and director of player personnel (2003-2004). Besides winning a Super Bowl title with the team in the 2000 season, he also played a major part in the Ravens drafting three Hall of Fame players in left tackle Jonathan Ogden, middle linebacker Ray Lewis and safety Ed Reed. "Phil is a great football man with tremendous skills in a lot of different areas," DeCosta said. "He will be a great resource for Joe D. Overall, though, I think we're in pretty good shape. I hate to lose a guy like Chad, who was a great friend to me and many in the department.
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