Ravens General Manager Eric DeCosta was pleasantly surprised to get safety Kyle Hamilton with the 14th overall pick in the 2022 NFL draft.
Although the Eagles traded up from No. 15 to No. 13 to draft Jordan Davis, presumably thinking they needed to leapfrog the Ravens, DeCosta said the Ravens definitely would have chosen Hamilton over Davis.
“I was thinking thank God Kyle Hamilton is still on the board because he was the highest-rated player, quite honestly, and it wasn’t super close between those two,” DeCosta said. “People have asked me, ‘Would you have taken Jordan Davis?