The ravens saw David Blackburn recently promoted to Director of College Scouting. According to Ravens employee Ryan Mink, Blackburn was not alone in his promotion. This week Baltimore announced promotions for Markus Azevedo, Houegnon Attenoukon, Patrick McDonoughand Derrick Yamalso.
Azevedo was promoted to assistant director of player personnel in his 18th year with the team, assisting the Ravens’ two directors of player personnel. Joe Hortiz and George Kokinis. Attenoukon, known as “Q” in the clubhouse, is entering his sixth year with the team and has been promoted to a full-time position as area scout. The area it will cover has not yet been determined. McDonough becomes the team’s scout in the Northeast. Yam was promoted from a quantitative analyst role to a data and decision science manager. Yam conducts data-driven player ratings for college and professional players. He creates statistical models from a variety of data sources to assess player value, performance and development.
Here are a few more notes on personnel changes in the AFC North, starting with the reigning division champion: