There are only two more regular season games left, which will lock in about half of the draft order, including the Baltimore Ravens at wherever they end up. Right now, Baltimore has the 3rd selection come April, but that could change pretty dramatically over the next few weeks depending on who wins and who loses. Since the season is just about over, more draft analysts are starting to do their own mock drafts, so we'll take a quick look at who everyone has the Ravens selecting and why.
Jalen Ramsey, CB/S, Florida State
Drafting this high is a bit unusual for the Baltimore Ravens. The franchise has had just three top five picks, and the last one was in 2000. The back four of Baltimore's defense could be in flux this offseason, so Ramsey's position with the Ravens is unsettled. It doesn't matter, though, because he's a good enough player to excel at both safety and cornerback.
Ronnie Stanley, OT, Notre Dame
Baltimore inked Eugene Monroe to a lucrative extension, but he hasn't been able to stay healthy, making it tough for the Ravens to rely on him to start 16 games in 2016. Stanley not only adds instant depth, but gives Baltimore a long-term plan at a position of need.
*This site is using the final SOS, which puts Baltimore 4th
Vernon Hargreaves III, CB, Florida
In what would be their first top five pick since Y2K when they selected Jamal Lewis, the Ravens could take advantage of this injury-plagued season to add a defensive cornerstone to build around for the next decade. Typically, the Ravens have worked their magic with players others teams have passed on; can you imagine what they could do with a premier talent like Vernon Hargreaves? Injuries, age, and simply a lack of talent played a part in the Raven's defense giving up the most passing touchdowns in franchise history, but Hargreaves could turn things around in a hurry. A blue-chip recruit who has lived up to the hype from day one, Hargreaves has arguably been the best cover corner in the country for the past two, or even three years. He's a cornerback worth taking in the top five.