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Top 5 Ravens related prospects at positions of secondary need

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Wide receiver and inside linebacker could be positions that are looked at if the board permits it.

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This is not a wide receiver class that will yield multiple superstars. Nevertheless, the Ravens could find the third target the team is now missing following the departure of Steve Smith Sr. Zach Orr's abrupt retirement also leaves a hole at inside linebacker. Kamelei Correa’s lack of experience leaves a question mark at the position, which can lead to believe the Ravens would not pass up an opportunity to add talent, as they had in the case of C.J. Mosley with Arthur Brown on the roster.

Wide Receiver

  1. Corey Davis
  2. Mike Williams
  3. John Ross
  4. Dede Westbrook
  5. Cooper Kupp

Corey Davis being ranked as the top receiver may be a surprise. However, his ability to separate at the top of his routes and the speed with which he transitions as a runner is unparalleled. Mike Williams dominance at the catch point lands him at number wo. Like Laquon Treadwell, he could struggle to make an impact, as his phisycality can be matched by NFL corners. John Ross is a Desean Jackson clone. He'll never be one to make significant damage over the middle against zone coverages, but his speed will allow others to do so. Dede Westbrook is ridicluously undersized, but he is a playmaker at every level of the field. His lack of size leading to injuries does present a legitimate concern. Cooper Kupp will remind some of Eric Decker, a crafty route runner with sure hands.

Inside linebacker

  1. Reuben Foster
  2. Zach Cunningham
  3. Jarrad Davis
  4. Raekwon McMillan
  5. Jalen Reeves-Maybin

Reuben Foster is the perfect middle linebacker prospect. His weight loss has allowed him to take his game to heights that have pundits comparing him to Patrick Willis. Cunningham is a tackling machine who is always around the ball. He has a thin frame however, and will need to learn to defeat blockers with leverage and not upper body strength. Jarrard Davis is similarly built to Cunningham and his athleticism is on par. His discipline is not, as he can be caught over pursuing downhill runs. McMillian will remind most of Reggie Ragland. A classic two-down linebacker who is a physical presence in the box. As expected, McMillan lacks twitch, rendering him ineffective in coverage and as a blitzed. Reeves-Maybin is built like a safety and boasts tremendous speed and insticts to match. He consistently destroys screens. But without surprise, his lack of bulk will hinder him when taking on guards at the second level.