2022 NFL Draft: From the college perspective, Baltimore Ravens draft analysis, needs, picks, best value selection, and biggest reach
NFL Draft 2022: Baltimore Ravens Draft Analysis
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Baltimore Ravens Draft Picks: NFL Draft 2022
1 (14) S Kyle Hamilton, Notre Dame
1 (25) C/G Tyler Linderbaum, Iowa
2 (45) EDGE David Ojabo, Michigan
3 (76) DT Travis Jones, UConn
4 (110) OT Daniel Faalele, Minnesota
4 (119) CB Jalyn Armour Davis, Alabama
4 (128) TE Charlie Kolar, Iowa State
4 (130) P Jordan Stout, Penn State
4 (139) TE Isaiah Likely, Coastal Carolina
4 (141) CB Damarion Williams, Houston
6 (196) RB Tyler Badie, Missouri
Baltimore Ravens Draft Analysis: NFL Draft 2022
– Seriously, where’t the misstep? Some franchises just know how to draft. Find the analyst out there who didn’t honestly think Kyle Hamilton was one of the five best players in this draft. The Ravens got him at the 14. Find the analyst or NFL type who didn’t want Tyler Linderbaum. The Ravens got him at the 25. And it didn’t stop there.
– UConn’s Travis Jones was the second-best defensive tackle in this draft. He went at the 76. Once David Ojabo heals up. he’s one of the 15-best players in this draft, and Daniel Faalele at the 110? You need a blaster of a blocker, there he is. And it didn’t stop there.
– It’s not like the Ravens don’t already have a great tight end in Mark Andrews, but Charlie Kolar and Isaiah Likely are starting-caliber pass catchers. It would’ve been nice to have picked up a wide receiver, but that’s nitpicking in this fantastic draft.
Baltimore Ravens Best Value Pick, Biggest Reach, Late Flier: 2022 NFL Draft
Best Value Pick: 3 (76) DT Travis Jones, UConn
Biggest Reach: 4 (130) P Jordan Stout, Penn State
Late Flier That Might Work: 6 (196) RB Tyler Badie, Missouri
Baltimore Ravens Needs, Pre-Draft Analysis: NFL Draft 2022
– Few franchises draft as solidly as Baltimore usually does. It crushed the Patrick Queen pick at 28 in 2020, did the impossible and found a few mid-round picks who grew into stars over the last few years – Mark Andrews – and, of course, hit a game-winning grand slam with Lamar Jackson with the last pick in the first round of 2018.
With the 14, it has its highest pick since getting Ronnie Stanley at the 6 in 2016.
– The defense need reinforcements up front. It could use pass rushers, it would be nice to get an anchor for the interior, and a cornerback would be a good call. Grabbing an extra wide receiver will be a must, too, after not doing anything through free agency.
– So who’ll be there in the first round for Baltimore? It should be able to get a decent pass rushing prospect – Houston’s Logan Hall will probably be around – at the 45. At the 14 it’s mostly about getting the best player available, but one WR prospect out of Alabama’s Jameson Williams, Ohio State’s Chris Olave, and USC’s Drake London will be there.
The linebackers are great, corners Trent McDuffie out of Washington and LSU’s Derek Stingley Jr. might be in the mix, and …
For a franchise that got a Hall of Fame-caliber career out of Haloti Ngata, the idea of Georgia DT Jordan Davis as an anchor is a good one.
Baltimore Ravens 2021 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
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