2014 NFL Draft: 5 Day 3 Prospects the Baltimore Ravens Must Target

5 Day 3 Prospects Baltimore Must Target

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The Baltimore Ravens are preparing for the NFL Draft and they have plenty of holes to fill. The good news for Ravens fans is that they have been one of the best drafting teams for the better part of a decade. Ozzie Newsome consistently hits on the teams’ first round pick, but more impressively, he seems to always find the hidden gems on day two and three of the draft as well. Here are five players they should target on day three this year.

5. Seantrel Henderson, OL

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5. Seantrel Henderson, OL

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Baltimore struggled along the offensive line last season. They could not consistently pass protect or run block effectively. One offensive lineman they could target on day three of the draft is Seantrel Henderson out of Miami. Henderson might not be a starter right away, but at the very least he would add some much needed depth to the line.

4. Jonathan Dowling, S

Jonathan Dowling
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4. Jonathan Dowling, S

Jonathan Dowling
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Baltimore could look to add some help in their secondary, which also struggled at times last season. One late round option could be Jonathan Dowling out of Western Kentucky. In two seasons at Western Kentucky, Dowling had nine interceptions and eight forced fumbles.

3. Daniel McCullers, DL

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3. Daniel McCullers, DL

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Baltimore has always had a great defensive line because it consistently has depth at the position. If Baltimore wants to add depth this year it could target Daniel McCullers out of Tennessee. Standing at 6-foot-7 and weighing 352 pounds, McCullers is a massive man who can clog up the middle of the line and stuff any attempt by the opponent to run the ball up the middle.

2. Mike Davis, WR

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2. Mike Davis, WR

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The Ravens added WR Steve Smith in free agency, but he is 35 and some wonder how much he has left in the tank. Drafting a young receiver in this draft would be a smart move by the Ravens, if for no other reason than to groom him for the future. One option could be Texas WR Mike Davis. Davis had a very solid college career despite sub-par QB play.

1. Charles Sims, RB

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1. Charles Sims, RB

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Baltimore struggled mightily when it came to running the football last season. Ray Rice looked old and slow while backup Bernard Pierce was not any better. The Ravens need to address the RB situation and add another guy who can bring some competition to the position. One option is West Virginia RB Charles Sims. Sims is the total package at RB. He can run the ball, catch it out of the backfield and is an above-average blocker.


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