Post-Draft Outlook:BEST PICK: Michael Oher wasn't the first offensive tackle off the board, but the Mississippi product should make an immediate impact at right tackle. There have been questions about his ability to pick up the offense, but Oher is a physical, determined lineman who will maul defenders. A closer look at the Ravens' picks: Round 1/23 -- Michael Oher, OT, 6-4, 309, Mississippi...The Ravens never expected Oher to fall into the second half of the first round. Team officials had rated him among the top 15 prospects in the draft. Thinking the Buffalo Bills might jump over them to get Oher, the Ravens traded a fifth-round pick to the New England Patriots to move from No. 26 to No. 23. Oher slipped because some questioned his intelligence, but the Ravens stressed that he is tough-minded. He will compete with Willie Anderson for the starting right tackle job. - by The Sports Xchange
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Draft Scout Michael Oher News
02/06/15 - T Michael Oher had his contract terminated by the Titans Thursday (Feb. 5) with the designation failed physical.
Oher, otherwise famous as the inspiration for the book (and movie) "The Blind Side," signed a four-year, $20 million contract with the Titans last offseason and struggled before being placed on injured reserve in December with a toe injury.
He had joined the Titans after leaving the Baltimore Ravens, where he had given up 22.5 sacks the previous two seasons. Before going on IR last season, he gave up six sacks in 11 games.
Oher, 28, will count $3 million against the salary cap in 2015, but the Titans will save $2 million by releasing him.
12/14/14 - T Michael Oher (toe) was placed on reserve/injured by the Titans Saturday (Dec. 13).
12/10/14 - OT Michael Oher went to get a second opinion on his injured toe on Tuesday, but it is not known whether he needs surgery.
12/08/14 - T Michael Oher will have his injured toe examined again on Tuesday to determine if he is any closer to returning after missing two straight games with the injury.
12/04/14 - T Michael Oher returned to practice in limited fashion after being out with a toe injury.