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ICYMI: NFL.com Ranks the Ravens with the 2nd best draft class in the league

Kamil Krzaczynski-USA TODAY Sports

The Baltimore Ravens have been ranked with the second best draft class in the NFL according to NFL.com. For a class that started out by criticism by some, more and more people began to like the Ravens draft class as the process went along. It is obviously too early to make any definitive statements on any draft class throughout the entire league. But for now on paper, the Ravens organization did a pretty good job addressing almost all of the team's needs with the best value.


Draft picks:
Ronnie Stanley (No. 6 overall), Kamalei Correa (No. 42 overall), Bronson Kaufusi (No. 70 overall), Tavon Young (No. 104 overall), Chris Moore (No. 107 overall),Alex Lewis (No. 130 overall), Willie Henry (No. 132 overall), Kenneth Dixon (No. 134 overall), Matt Judon (No. 146 overall), Keenan Reynolds (No. 182 overall), Maurice Canady (No. 209 overall). Baltimore Ravens

We all know the Ravens added an excellent pass-blocking tackle in Ronnie Stanley, but they had a nice blend of need, scheme fit and outstanding third-day values with Kenneth Dixon and Willie Henry.

My personal favorite aspect of this draft is the fact that the Ravens added more pass rushers. Over the last couple of years (From 2012-2015) it felt like the Ravens were just getting by with a few pass rushers. The Ravens haven't had this kind of depth in terms of getting after the quarterback since 2006 when the team registered 60 sacks that season. These additions arrive at a great time as veteran outside linebackers in Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil are nearing the end of their careers and both players could need more rest than ever before.