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2017 NFL Draft: Ravens select G Jermaine Eluemunor, Texas A&M

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A double-dip of guards on day 3

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The Baltimore Ravens double-dip on offensive lineman with the 159th pick in the 2017 NFL Draft, with their selection of Jermaine Eluemunor.

From across the pond, Eluemunor was born in North London. If Jermaine is on the final 53 man roster, he’ll be playing in London this season.

Eluemunor is a physical specimen. Standing 6’4” & 332 lbs. He’s built on strength and power. Great foot movement, but he’ll need coaching to build his football knowledge.

The big man was a starter at A&M only one season, where he started nine games at right tackle and three at right guard. He’s built himself on potential and athleticism. With the Ravens, he’ll be a project, but one they can build into a starter.

NFL.com Bottom Line:

Got a late start in the sport and his football intelligence can suffer at times because of it. Eluemunor's girthy frame and core strength are two big check marks for his move inside to guard. Despite his weight, he is light on his feet and can handle zone blocking responsibilities or can pull for teams looking to utilize him in power. Eluemunor is still considered a developmental prospect, but his size and strength could make him an eventual starter in time. —Lance Zierlein

Just as I mentioned with the Nico Siragusa pick, the Ravens are capable of coaching potential into production with guards. Marshal Yanda is quite possibly the best mentor any guard could ask for.

With the last two selections going guard back-to-back, I’m expecting the Ravens to shift Alex Lewis to the right tackle position and have the rookies and a couple veterans fight for the starting left guard and center position. Fans, and myself, still would love the addition of Nick Mangold, but there haven’t been any rumors of the connection yet.