Mike Preston: Rebuilding Jets have a Ravens flavor, and GM Eric DeCosta has taken notice

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Mike Preston: Rebuilding Jets have a Ravens flavor, and GM Eric DeCosta has taken notice
Mike Preston: Rebuilding Jets have a Ravens flavor, and GM Eric DeCosta has taken notice

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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