2018 NFL mock draft: Ravens pick up their next great LB
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By Matthew Stevens

It’s that time of the year, folks. We stop talking about game and instead start talking about draft prospects. Now after the Senior Bowl and Super Bowl, we know the current order of the draft and have some changes in the prospect rankings. That makes for a golden opportunity to do a little mock draft for ourselves.

I use FanSpeak’s On the Clock simulator to run the 31 other teams while I handle the Baltimore Ravens. I’m using FanSpeak’s big board and their team needs to help other teams select players.

I’m only doing the first round in this one so we can dive into the pick a little more.

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Doesn’t this sound like the most Ravens pick ever? With needs at wide receiver, offensive tackle, tight end, outside linebacker and even safety, I went with a linebacker. That’s for a couple of reasons:

Edmunds was still on the board – He’s expected to be a top-10 selection, with some even seeing him as a top-five. The fact he fell to No. 16 is amazing and while a wide receiver would make more sense, that’s not Baltimore’s style when they have a player like Edmunds on the...



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