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Ravens News Around The Web: NFL Draft Edition

Check out these stories on the Ravens, mostly on the selection of safety Matt Elam (Florida) in the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft.

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Round 1: Ravens Select S Matt Elam With First Pick

The Florida safety could immediately step into a starting role after Reed and Pollard departed.

2013 NFL Draft results: Matt Elam selected by Ravens with 32nd pick - SBNation.com

Baltimore drafted a replacement for Ed Reed at safety.

Matt Elam Selected No. 32 by Baltimore Ravens | Audibles - SI.com
Surely, at 32, the Ravens would add the Notre Dame linebacker to help offset the losses of Dannell Ellerbe and Ray Lewis, right? Nope.

2013 NFL draft: Pick-by-pick analysis
Analysis: The Ravens retool at safety rather than opting for Te'o or a wide-bodied nose tackle.

2013 NFL Draft: Best players available after 1st round - SBNation.com

Geno Smith and Manti Te'o are among the top players available for the second round.

2013 NFL Draft results: Geno Smith still waiting to hear his name - SBNation.com

The first round of the 2013 NFL draft is nearly complete -- and Geno Smith is still waiting to learn his fate. Florida State's E.J. Manuel was the first quarterback off the board, going No. 16 to the Buffalo Bills.

Ray Lewis doesn't think Ravens can repeat

"It's going to be very hard, after you lose that much chemistry," Lewis told USA TODAY Sports.