2021 NFL Draft: From the college perspective, Baltimore Ravens draft analysis, all the picks, best value selection and biggest reach.
Baltimore Ravens 2021 NFL Draft Analysis
– Ehhhhhhh, it’s okay. It’s better later on. The Ravens needed a wide receiver, but taking Minnesota’s Rashod Bateman over Elijah Moore out of Ole Miss might be a miss. Don’t be shocked of fourth-rounder Tylan Wallace turns into the team’s most productive receiver.
– Jayson Oweh was decent value in a draft missing pass rushers. He’s got the freakish tools to develop into a killer for the Raven D, but the Penn State edge rusher has to translate his speed into sacks.
– It’s asking a lot for fifth rounders to work, but getting Ohio State CB Shaun Wade and Notre Dame DE Daelin Hayes was interesting. They’re productive, and they have the upside to be factors, but they both need some tweaking. Both were shot-for-the-stars late gets that make sense.
Best Value Pick: WR Tylan Wallace, Oklahoma State 4th round, 131st overall
Biggest Reach: CB Brandon Stephens, SMU, 3rd round, 104th overall
Late Flier That Could Work: CB Shaun Wade, Ohio State, 5th round, 180th overall
Baltimore Ravens 2021 NFL Draft Analysis: 2021 NFL Draft Picks
1 (27) – WR Rashod Bateman, Minnesota
1 (31) – EDGE Jayson Oweh, Penn State
3 (104) – CB Brandon Stephens, SMU
3 (94) – C Ben Cleveland, Georgia
4 (131) – WR Tylan Wallace, Oklahoma State
5 (160) – CB Shaun Wade, Ohio State
5 (171) – DE Daelin Hayes, Notre Dame
5 (184) – FB Ben Mason, Michigan
Baltimore Ravens 2021 NFL Draft Analysis: Pre-Draft Analysis
This franchise always seems to have a way of being in the right draft position. Last year LSU LB Patrick Queen fell to the 28 and JK Dobbins was a great running back value at the 55. Expect them to be right there again for a few instant helpers.
Not a shock – the Ravens are in a fantastic spot with two of the top 31 picks, and they can get good value in the late first round with whatever wide receiver drops. They have to get someone to help Lamar Jackson do more down the field, and they can get one at 27 or 31.
They’ll go with a receiver at one pick and safety with the other. At least, that’s what they’ll have the chance to do, and there’s a shot TCU’s Trevon Moehrig should be there for the taking. If they really want Moehrig, they should take him at at the 27. There will still be receivers at the 31, but the safeties get thin there.
Baltimore Ravens 2021 NFL Draft Analysis: 2020 NFL Draft Picks
1 LB Patrick Queen, LSU
2 RB JK Dobbins, Ohio State
3 DT Justin Madubuike, Texas A&M
3 WR Devin Duvernay, Texas
3 OT Tyre Phillips, Mississippi State
4 OG Ben Bredeson, Michigan
5 DT Broderick Washington, Texas Tech
6 WR James Proche, SMU
7 S Geno Stone, Iowa
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