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The Baltimore Ravens used back-to-back picks on Northeast Ohio natives in last weekend's fourth round of the NFL Draft.
To quote the Ravens -- pun intended -- the defending Super Bowl champions picked guys they believe will fit right in.
The Ravens used the No. 129 pick in the draft on Ohio State defender and Youngstown Cardinal Mooney alum John Simon, then the very next pick on Harvard fullback Kyle Juszczyk, who grew up near Medina and attended Cloverleaf High School in Lodi.
A Michigan alum, Ravens coach John Harbaugh joked that he had no problem selecting a Buckeye like Simon because Simon fits the Ravens mold.
"Midwest football," Harbaugh said. "Youngstown guy. Just fly around, hit you in the face. Knock people down.
"Toughness, style, work ethic, attention to detail. With John you hear it all the time. He's our kind of guy."
Yep. Seems like a good fit.
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