Sure, they want ‘character’ guys, as every team does. But the Ravens aren’t averse to taking risks.
By the end of a draft that included some would haves and could haves, the Ravens added an interesting haul of prospects.
General Manager Ozzie Newsome didn't select a cornerback, but did get two versatile pass rushers after trading back twice.
The Ravens' pick of left tackle Ronnie Stanley isn’t exciting, but it's a classic Ozzie Newsome move.
Could the Ravens trade up? Could they trade back? Could Jalen Ramsey fall? Could they surprise and take Ezekiel Elliott? Yes to all.
Baltimore never takes short cuts. It has implemented cutting-edge sports science, statistical analytics, sleep studies and many other strategies in an effort to get an advantage.
What if Dennis Pitta defies the odds and actually plays this season? And what if injured Steve Smith and Terrell Suggs return as different players? More questions …
The Ravens need to correctly project which player will have the most successful NFL career between Joey Bosa, DeForest Buckner, Myles Jack, Jalen Ramsey and Laremy Tunsil.