2014 ended up seeing quite a few prospects turn into regular names for households. With C.J. Mosley coming in second for the Defensive Rookie of the Year award and Timmy Jernigan finding his way into the defensive line rotation, there are even more players that could see increased playing time in 2015 and have big seasons to go with it.
C.J. Mosley already broke out in 2014 so he's off the list for it's purposes. Reserve players John Urschel and James Hurst aren't here either simply because neither will get a major shot to shine outside of serious injuries in front of them. Both players are more depth than anything else right now.
After bursting onto the season during Haloti Ngata's four game suspension in 2014, Jernigan will be a full time starter in 2015 due to the trade of Ngata to the Detroit Lions. Jernigan hasn't been slacking off this offseason, as he's trained with Darnell Dockett and Ike Taylor in his spare time. Ravens fans already have high expectations for Jernigan in 2015.
Brooks is going to have the hardest time out of any 2014 draftee in 2015. He's going to start the season on PUP and he's going to be behind Will Hill and Kendrick Lewis once he gets back. Realistically, Brooks is going to be playing in dime formation and he'll be shooting for a starting role in 2016 unless he can really wow coaches once he gets back onto the field.
Gillmore will get a shot at the starting tight end job in 2015 and already has advantages over Maxx Williams, as he has a year of NFL experience, better blocking skills, and more chemistry with Joe Flacco. However, a lot will depend on exactly how much Maxx Williams takes away from his snap counts as a receiving option, and Dennis Pitta's possible return from his second hip injury.
After spending a year on Injured Reserve, anything could be considered a breakout. But Urban had drawn high praise from Ravens brass before his injury and he will be a huge factor on the Ravens new defensive line. He should see some time as a rotational player and as Matthew Stevens covered earlier, he is a player who has a major size advantage that could see him getting tipped passes and sacks.
Taliaferro has another year of NFL experience and is fully healthy now. If he is able to keep Javorius Allen at the #3 spot, he should be a solid back-up for Justin Forsett and should have a good chance to score a fair number of touchdowns as the goal line back. If Forsett begins to slip at all, Taliaferro could have a great shot at securing more snaps as the year wears on.
Campanaro will get the first shot to replace Jacoby Jones as the teams return man, and he should also get more snaps as a wide receiver this year. His skills as a slot receiver could make him a valuable offensive tool for the Ravens, depending on how new offensive coordinator Marc Trestman runs things in the passing game.