Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 4/13/12
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The Ravens' scouts are using concussion information on draft prospects as part of their scouting reports filed to general manager Ozzie Newsome. "That information is out there," Newsome said. "As far as what we do, and most teams do, is once we get guys here, we'll get a baseline test done with those players, so that if a concussion occurs, then we have something that we can refer back to. But, it is something now that throughout the league - and in all professional sports and on the collegiate level - that everybody is spending more time looking at." The Ravens also flag players for character issues and will remove them from their draft board after discussions with Newsome, team president Dick Cass and owner Steve Bisciotti. "Any kind of character things are major red flags," director of player personnel Eric DeCosta said. "There is a slotting scale of things that would be major character concerns because society has changed. Some issues that would be major flags 10 or 15 years ago...
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