Mock Draft Monitor 6.0: Plenty of Disagreement Over WR and O-Lineman

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The 2019 NFL Draft will kick off in 13 days and there’s still a wide range of projections for the Ravens at No. 22.

The majority of analysts have the Ravens taking either a wide receiver or interior offensive lineman, but there’s no consensus on which prospect it would be at either position.

Here are the latest projections:

Mel Kiper, ESPN*
C/OG Erik McCoy, Texas A&M
* Junior; 6-foot-4, 310 pounds

“McCoy could start at guard or center for the Ravens, who in 2019 are likely to be one of the most run-dominant teams again.”

Todd McShay, ESPN*
DE Clelin Ferrell, Clemson
* Junior; 6-foot-4, 264 pounds; 53 tackles, 19.5 tackles for loss, 11.5 sacks

“With the highly productive Ferrell still available, we address the edge to start. Ferrell had 11.5 sacks at Clemson last season, and the Ravens lost a good chunk of their front seven to free agency.”

John Clayton, The Washington Post*
WR Parris Campbell, Ohio State *
Senior; 6-foot-0, 205 pounds; 90 catches, 1,063 yards, 12 touchdowns

“The Ravens are down two wide receivers — Michael Crabtree and John Brown — from a season ago and need to build a receiving corps around a Lamar Jackson-led run-heavy offense. The trick is finding receivers who are willing blockers in addition to being pass-catching threats. Campbell is dynamic with the ball in his hands.

Charley Casserly, NFL Network* WR Marquise Brown, Oklahoma*
Junior; 5-foot-9, 166 pounds; 75 catches, 1,318 yards, 10 touchdowns
(Trade Back to No. 25)

“Ravens grab a WR who can stretch the defense and play in the slot.”

Adam Rank, NFL Network
ILB Devin Bush, Michigan
Junior; 5-foot-11, 234 pounds; 80 tackles, 9.5 for loss, 5 sacks

“You're going to need to pick a wide receiver at some point. You know this, right? But you can't draft one here. So I would go with Bush. You lost C.J. Mosley (what was that about?), so you are going to need a replacement. Bush might be a little undersized, but he's the perfect type of Baltimore player because of his toughness.”

Conor Orr, MMQB* ILB Devin Bush, Michigan*

“With C.J. Mosley gone, the Ravens need another versatile piece to plug into Don Martindale’s unpredictable defense. Bush did it all at Michigan, including 10 sacks and 43 quarterback pressures over two seasons.”

Dan Kadar, SB Nation* C Garrett Bradbury, N.C. State*
Senior; 6-foot-3, 306 pounds

“If one of the edge rushers drops to here, look for that to be the target for Baltimore. If not, a reliable blocker like Bradbury could be in play. The NC State standout can line up at center or guard. With Marshal Yanda entering the last year of his contract, the Ravens will have to start rebuilding the interior of their offensive line soon.”

Danny Kelly, The Ringer* WR Hakeem Butler, Iowa State*
Junior; 6-foot-5, 227 pounds; 60 catches, 1,318 yards, nine touchdowns

“Combines the catch radius of a condor with the speed to take the top off a defense; makes hay after the catch.”

Ryan Wilson, CBS Sports
WR D.K. Metcalf, Ole Miss
Sophomore; 6-foot-4, 225 pounds; 26 catches, 569 yards, 5 touchdowns

“Metcalf, who blazed a 4.33 40-yard time at the combine, has game-changing talent. He would add another dimension to the Ravens' run-heavy offense.”

Chris Trapasso, CBS Sports* WR A.J. Brown, Ole Miss*
Junior; 6-foot-1, 226 pounds; 85 catches, 1,320 yards, 6 touchdowns

“The Ravens want to be run-heavy with Lamar Jackson and a stable of powerful running backs, but they do need to acquire receiver talent. Brown is a physical, yards-after-the-catch specialist.”

Eric Edholm, Yahoo Sports* C Garrett Bradbury, N.C. State*

“Another team looking hard at edge players, but there ultimately isn’t one here worth reaching for. Instead, the Ravens can fill another problem area with a very Ravens-y choice in Bradbury, a high-floor prospect who could start immediately at center or guard. Investing in Lamar Jackson means the Ravens must insulate him properly, and that goes beyond drafting a bunch of wide receivers or — nerdy football humor alert — another six or seven tight ends.”

The Baltimore Sun, Jonas Shaffer* C Garrett Bradbury, N.C. State*

“The Ravens need a wide receiver and an edge rusher more than they do an interior lineman, but current projections have them missing out on the draft’s top-tier prospects at those positions. Instead, a year after taking right tackle Orlando Brown Jr., they can add another foundational piece and unanimous All-American to their offensive line. Bradbury last season won the Rimington Trophy, awarded to the best center in college football, and would push Matt Skura (not to mention most other centers) for the starting job immediately. With his smarts and size — 6 feet 3, 306 pounds, 34 repetitions of 225 pounds on the bench press — he also can help out at guard, where he played early in college.”

Here's the list of players that an analyst currently or previously believed could land in Baltimore with pick No. 22.

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