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2016 NFL Draft results: OT Ronnie Stanley to the Baltimore Ravens with the sixth overall pick

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A new cornerstone to build around?

Brian Spurlock-USA TODAY Sports

With the sixth pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens select Notre Dame  OT Ronnie Stanley, the clear choice in offensive talent for the 2016 draft. Thoughts are going around selecting this OT instead of Laremy Tunsil from the twitter incident.

Here is what NFL.com has to say about Stanley:

Races out of the starting blocks and into pass sets as well as anyone in the country. Has long arms and knows how to use them. Plays with quick hands and a well-­timed punch. Never panics when he loses hand placement, simply re­sets them. Specializes in quick­ sets getting his hands into the pass rusher first helping him to control the flow of the snap. Well­-coached with great hand placement. Wins with activity over power. Is not often beaten around the edge by speed.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             Hard worker who plays through the whistle. Flexible and athletic with plus change of direction ability against counter moves. Has quickness off the snap to get to challenging backside blocks on linebackers. Able to pull into space and hit moving targets to spring the big run. Fell off of too many blocks in 2014, but did much better job of bringing his feet under him this year to help him sustain his blocks. In run game, able to gain late victories when it looks like stalemate is coming. Durable and dependable.

2016 Ravens Draft Picks:

Round 1: 6th Overall
Round 2: 36th Overall
Round 3: 70th Overall
Round 4: 104th Overall
Round 4:130th Overall
Round 4: 132nd Overall
Round 4: 134th Overall
Round 6: 182nd Overall
Round 6: 209th Overall