In fact, it's been eight years since former team owner Al Davis used a third-round pick to acquire quarterback Terrelle Pryor in the 2011 supplemental draft.
Syracuse linebacker Shyheim Cullen, Northland tight end Devonaire Clarington and St. Francis defensive back Bryant Perry are the other players in the draft pool.
Thompson headlines a five-member class of prospects eligible for the supplemental draft, which is open to college players whose statuses have changed since the completion of the normal NFL Draft. It's possible they hoped to get him in a later round, or perhaps would've only been interested in signing Thompson had he gone undrafted and became a free agent.
Thompson's production in college created the opportunity for his selection in the supplemental draft.
The West Virginia wide receiver went unselected during Wednesday's NFL Supplemental Draft.
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Thompson and Simms are expected to be drafted, with Thompson mocked in the 3rd-5th round and Simms in the 5th-7th.
The question now is whether or not the Baltimore Ravens should place a bid on any of the players available, primarily these two. Simms averaged 24.2 yards per kick return for West Virginia. Simms is a speedy wideout that entered the supplemental draft after getting denied a transfer request.
Scouting report: At 6-0 and around 195 pounds, Simms has decent size and a somewhat skinny but athletic build. Attending a workout and using a draft pick on a player are two different things, but the possibility is there. Dwayne Harris played really well for the Raiders in 2018, but it's always good to have a speedy backup option.
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