With the Baltimore Ravens holding the sixth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft, there will be a lot of questions about what the five teams ahead of them in the draft order will do. Usually, when teams draft this high, they have issues at quarterback. The Ravens are the exception to the norm, but there are quite a few teams that may be building for the future at the quarterback position immediately.
The following five teams in order are slotted ahead of the Ravens sixth overall pick during the 2016 NFL draft:
The Browns are about ready to move on from troubled quarterback Johnny Manziel as we speak so they are automatically in the market for a quarterback.
The Cowboys have Tony Romo as their quarterback and when healthy, he is one of the best in the league at his position. But the key word is when healthy. With Romo missing 14 games in the last three seasons at 35 years of age with back issues and collarbone issues as well, the Cowboys may be interested in getting younger at quarterback.
NFL Network's Mike Mayock is high on two quarterbacks early this offseason as he has looked at California Golden Bears quarterback Jared Goff and North Dakota State Thundar quarterback Carson Wentz.
Here is what Mayock had to say about Goff via NFL.com:
"Jared Goff makes every throw. Everybody criticizes the system he's in, but if you really watch enough of his tape, you can find him scanning the field, doing full-field reads, climbing the pocket, making the correct reads and checkdown throws," Mayock noted. "I really like Jared Goff."
Here is what Mayock also had to say about Wentz via NFL.com:
"This kid went from 'Who is he?' and a fifth-round pick to a top-10 pick and in the conversation with Jared Goff to be the first quarterback picked," Mayock noted on the The College Draft podcast.
If both quarterbacks are going as high as Mayock is projecting, the Ravens are good position to select quality options with the sixth overall pick like Ohio State defensive lineman Joey Bosa, Florida State defensive Back Jalen Ramsey or UCLA Bruins linebacker Myles Jack who can play multiple positions at inside linebacker and at outside linebacker.
Such a scenario would give Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome a lot of ammunition to work with.