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The Competition 2018: Wide Receivers

Returning Players

Breshad Perriman (fourth season)
Chris Moore (third season)
Tim White (first season)
Quincy Adeboyejo (first season)

Free-Agent Signings

Michael Crabtree (10th season)
John Brown (fifth season)
Willie Snead IV (fourth season)
DeVier Posey (third season)

Rookies

Jaleel Scott (fourth round)
Jordan Lasley (fifth round)
Jaelon Acklin (undrafted)
Janarion Grant (undrafted)
Andre Levrone (undrafted)

Projected Starters

Crabtree and Brown will almost assuredly be the Ravens’ two starting outside receivers, but Snead can essentially be counted as another starter at the main slot option who can also play outside if needed as well. Baltimore’s leading trio is set. All three veterans are looking for rebound seasons after dips in production during their 2017 campaigns elsewhere.

Key Role Players

Moore emerged late in his second season to catch 18 passes for 248 years and three touchdowns. A key special teams player, he could also take another step forward in his offensive role this season. He was perhaps the unit’s most impressive performer so far this summer. Perriman still has all the speed and talent to be a big-play threat, but he hasn’t shown it consistently at any point yet, in large part because of injuries. Lasley is a confident, talented prospect who could surprise people and Scott could be a red-zone threat given his massive 6-foot-5, 215-pound frame.

Most Anticipated Battle

Perriman, the Ravens’ 2015 first-round pick, is on the bubble. He’s been healthy thus far, but had some drops in practice this summer and didn’t shine the same way he did last year in Organized Team Activities and minicamp. He has to put it together, and fast, because he’s working against younger competition who may offer more on special teams. White was very impressive last offseason before injuring his finger and one of the leading kick/punt return options.

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