New general manager Eric DeCosta added eight potential contributors to the Baltimore Ravens via the 2019 NFL draft. Battles will rage during training camp for precious spots on the 53-man regular season squad. A current breakdown of the roster:
Lock: Lamar Jackson, Robert Griffin III
Bubble: Trace McSorely
Synopsis: Baltimore will likely carry three quarterbacks again, this year under a congruent system.
Lock: Mark Ingram, Gus Edwards, Justice Hill, Kenneth Dixon
Bubble: De’Lance Turner
Longshot: Tyler Ervin, Christopher Ezeala
Synopsis: Dixon’s play down the stretch in 2018 should earn him an opportunity to prove his reliability.
Lock: Willie Snead IV, Chris Moore, Marquise Brown, Miles Boykin, Seth Roberts
Bubble: Jordan Lasley, Jaleel Scott
Longshot: Quincy Adeboyejo
Synopsis: The future of 2018 draft picks Lasley and Scott will be determined in training camp.
Lock: Nick Boyle, Mark Andrews, Hayden Hurst
Longshot: Nick Keizer
Synopsis: The complementary trio of tight ends will be a focal point of the offense.
Lock: Ronnie Stanley, James Hurst, Matt Skura, Marshal Yanda, Orlando Brown Jr., Bradley Bozeman, Ben Powers
Bubble: Greg Senat, Alex Lewis, Jermaine Eluemunor,
Longshot: Randin Crecelius, Kofi Amichia, Steven Moore
Synopsis: As many as ten blockers could make the final roster, competition for the final spots should be fierce.
Lock: Justin Tucker, Sam Koch, Morgan Cox
Longshot: Kaare Vedvik
Lock: Brandon Williams, Michael Pierce, Willie Henry, Chris Wormley, Daylon Mack, Zach Sieler
Bubble: Patrick Ricard
Synopsis: A deep rotation of lineman will be beneficial after the Week 8 bye.
Lock: Matt Judon, Patrick Onwuasor, Kenny Young, Tim Williams, Tyus Bowser, Jaylon Ferguson, Chris Board
Bubble: Alvin Jones, Matthew Thomas,
Longshot: Ejuan Price
Synopsis: The front office may add a veteran free agent to this cast of relative youngsters.
Lock: Jimmy Smith, Marlon Humphrey, Brandon Carr, Tavon Young, Anthony Averett, Justin Bethel, Iman Marshall
Bubble: Maurice Canady, Cyrus Jones, Stanley Jean-Baptiste,
Longshot: Bennett Jackson, Robertson Daniel
Synopsis: With this exceptionally deep group of cover men, the Ravens are well positioned for 2019 and beyond.
Lock: Earl Thomas, Tony Jefferson, Anthony Levine Sr., Chuck Clark, DeShon Elliott
Synopsis: Behind the unquestioned starters, the backup safeties should contribute in substitution packages and on special teams.