2018: Final Ravens Mock Draft Monitor


The final picks are in for the 2018 NFL Draft.

Here are who analysts believe the Ravens will take at No. 16 in this year's draft (no trades were predicted):

Mel Kiper, ESPN WR Calvin Ridley, Alabama
Junior; 6-foot-0, 189 pounds
2017: 63 receptions, 967 yards, 5 touchdowns

"Baltimore has to help Joe Flacco, and Ridley is the best route runner in the class."

Todd McShay, ESPN WR Calvin Ridley, Alabama
"The Ravens desperately need playmakers on the outside, and Ridley is the best receiver and route runner in this class. This also could be a spot for Lamar Jackson or a trade down."

Mike Mayock, NFL Network QB Lamar Jackson, Louisville
Junior; 6-foot-3, 200 pounds
2017: 3,660 passing yards, 27 touchdowns, 10 interceptions; 1,601 rushing yards, 18 touchdowns
"I think they're going to change the entire direction of the franchise. They roll out a bold new era. It's Lamar Jackson time. The key is you have to commit schematically, philosophically and the whole building has to be in for this to be the right move."

Daniel Jeremiah, NFL Network TE Dallas Goedert, South Dakota State
Senior; 6-foot-5, 256 pounds
2017: 72 receptions, 1,111 yards, 7 touchdowns
"The Ravens would likely be looking to trade down in this scenario, but tight end is a need they must address in this draft."


Bucky Brooks, NFL Network](http://www.nfl.com/draft/2018/mock-drafts/bucky-brooks/366757) QB Lamar Jackson, Louisville**
"With Joe Flacco viewed as a potential salary-cap casualty in 2019, the Ravens can secure their future QB by grabbing Jackson if he is available at No. 16. Remember, Offensive Coordinator Marty Mornhinweg and Assistant Head Coach Greg Roman have experience nurturing athletic quarterbacks into dynamic playmakers (see Michael Vick, Donovan McNabb, Colin Kaepernick), so landing with the Ravens could be the perfect fit."

Charley Casserly, NFL Network WR Calvin Ridley, Alabama
"Joe Flacco could certainly use a WR1 with speed."

Peter Schrager, NFL Network QB Lamar Jackson, Louisville
"This is Ozzie Newsome's last draft as the GM of the Ravens, and I can see him going out with a giant splash. Has there ever been a franchise that needed a spark more than Baltimore right now? Alex Smith seemed like the future of the franchise in Kansas City ... until the Chiefs drafted Patrick Mahomes. Could we see the same deal in Baltimore with Joe Flacco and Jackson?"

Charles Davis, NFL Network OT Mike McGlinchey, Notre Dame
Senior; 6-foot-8, 315 pounds
"WR is a need, so local product D.J. Moore could be considered, but here's a chance to bookend LT Ronnie Stanley, and run the ball like a traditional Ravens team."

Peter King, Sports Illustrated S Derwin James, Florida State
Junior; 6-foot-2, 215 pounds
2017: 84 tackles, 5.5 tackles for loss, 1 sack, 2 interceptions

"Ravens love his instincts, his love of football and his position versatility. He might end up as a Will linebacker and a sideline-to-sideline chaser and hitter. Watch for defensive end Marcus Davenport here if James is gone. Lamar Jackson's a possibility, but I see Baltimore filling a bigger need and giving Joe Flacco this season to solidify his future in Baltimore long-term."


Jason La Canfora, CBS Sports](https://www.cbssports.com/nfl/draft/news/la-canforas-2018-nfl-mock-draft-giants-surprise-at-no-2-bills-trade-up-to-get-their-qb/) DE Marcus Davenport, Texas-San Antonio* *Senior; 6-foot-6, 264 pounds 2017: 55 tackles, 17.5 for loss, 8.5 sacks, 3 forced fumbles
"They need pass rush desperately, among other things. Ozzie Newsome will go big in his final first-round selection, just not Lamar Jackson big, although they've thought plenty about grabbing a QB here. It's too high for a WR or TE in their estimation and I think they take his tremendous potential upside over a safer pick like right tackle Mike McGlinchey."

Chris Trapasso, CBS Sports WR D.J. Moore, Maryland
Junior; 6-foot-0, 210 pounds
2017: 80 receptions, 1,033 yards, 8 touchdowns
"Calvin Ridley would be in play here, but there's no reason the Ravens couldn't pick Moore a few spots ahead of the Cowboys."

Matt Miller, Bleacher Report WR Calvin Ridley, Alabama
"Based on conversations with NFL scouts and executives this week, I believe the Baltimore Ravens would love to see Lamar Jackson available here. I've also heard not to rule out the selection of a tight end like Hayden Hurst. With Jackson off the board and it seeming like a pretty big reach to get Hurst here, I'm going back to Calvin Ridley."

Michael Middlehurst-Schwartz, USA Today DE Marcus Davenport, Texas-San Antonio

"Baltimore's veteran-heavy roster looks especially thin when it comes to a succession plan for Terrell Suggs. Davenport offers enormous upside off the edge and might be a fitting way for Ozzie Newsome to close his first-round record with the Ravens."

Mike Florio, Pro Football Talk C James Daniels, Iowa
Junior, 6-foot-3, 295 pounds


Take a look at the 20 players who have been projected to the Ravens with the No. 16 pick in mock drafts.


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