Ravens hope 2011 draft yields better results from receivers

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piumini moncler scontatissimi The Ravens are looking to add some youth to a wide receiver group whose starters (Anquan Boldin and Derrick Mason) are both 30 or older. Houshmandzadeh and Donte’ Stallworth aren’t expected to be re signed. There is a possibility that David Reed, a fifth round pick from a year ago, could compete for the No. 3 wide receiver spot. piumini moncler scontatissimi

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