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2014 NFL Draft: Baltimore Ravens 7-Round Mock, Final Edition

2014 NFL Draft: Baltimore Ravens' Seven-Round Mock, Final Edition

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One year removed from a Super Bowl win, the Baltimore Ravens are back in the middle of the pack in the rather mediocre AFC. They’re going to need a good effort in the 2014 NFL Draft in order to get back to the postseason this year, especially with several of their offseason needs not yet filled. Here is a mock draft of what Baltimore may do in the 2014 NFL Draft.

Round 1, 17th Overall - Zack Martin, OG, Notre Dame

Zack Martin
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Round 1, 17th Overall - Zack Martin, OG, Notre Dame

Zack Martin
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Even if he doesn't stick at right tackle, Martin has a chance to be a great interior lineman, and the Ravens are need of a lot of help at multiple positions along the offensive line. The O-line was a big problem for Baltimore last year, and they're going to need to address that need early in this year's draft.

Round 2, 48th Overall - Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt

Jordan Matthews
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Round 2, 48th Overall - Jordan Matthews, WR, Vanderbilt

Jordan Matthews
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The Ravens are definitely going to take a wide receiver in this draft, and they'll probably take one before the end of Day 2. Matthews brings a good combination of size and speed, and he's one of the more polished receivers available. He should be able to contribute as a rookie and eventually become a starter in Baltimore.

Round 3, 79th Overall - Jaylen Watkins, CB, Florida

Jaylen Watkins
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Round 3, 79th Overall - Jaylen Watkins, CB, Florida

Jaylen Watkins
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Cornerback is one of Baltimore's biggest weaknesses heading into the draft, so they can't wait too long before picking someone. Watkins is great in man coverage and has good ball skills, so he should be able to contribute right away, even if he's not one of the top-rated cornerbacks in this draft.

Round 3, 99th Overall - Brock Vereen, S, Minnesota

Brock Vereen
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Round 3, 99th Overall - Brock Vereen, S, Minnesota

Brock Vereen
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The Ravens definitely need a boost at safety, and Vereen should be a good addition for them. He has good instincts and he's a physical player who has experience all over the secondary as well as on special teams, making him a versatile and useful addition to the Baltimore defense.

Round 4, 13th Overall - Jerick McKinnon, RB, Georgia Southern

Jerick McKinnon
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Round 4, 134th Overall - Jerick McKinnon, RB, Georgia Southern

Jerick McKinnon
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The Ravens need to add some depth behind Ray Rice, and McKinnon has the talent to be a top-100 pick, so getting him in Round 4 could be a steal. He's raw and didn't face top competition in college, which is why he falls this far. He has the size, athleticism and skill set to be a good NFL running back.

Round 4, 138th Overall - Crockett Gillmore, TE, Colorado State

Crockett Gillmore
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Round 4, 138th Overall - Crockett Gillmore, TE, Colorado State

Crockett Gillmore
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Tight end is a spot where Baltimore needs to add some depth, and if they can't get one of the top tight ends available in the early rounds, Gilmore will do just fine. He's not an elite athlete, but he has good size and reliable hands catching the football. Joe Flacco will feel comfortable throwing the ball to him.

Round 5, 175th Overall - Brent Urban, DE, Virginia

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Round 5, 175h Overall - Brent Urban, DE, Virginia

Brent Urban
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With Arthur Jones leaving in free agency, the Ravens need to add some size along the defensive line, and Urban will bring plenty of that. He has long arms, great strength and should have no problem playing defensive end in a 3-4 or 4-3 scheme. To get him in Round 5 will be a nice addition for the Baltimore defense.

Round 6, 194th Overall - James Hurst, OT, North Carolina

James Hurst 2014 NFL Draft
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Round 6, 194th Overall - James Hurst, OT, North Carolina

James Hurst 2014 NFL Draft
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The Ravens would be wise to add multiple offensive linemen in this draft, and Hurst isn't a bad choice in the late rounds. He was a four-year starter in college who is going to get the most out of the talent he has, so he has a chance to help out a Baltimore offensive line that needs all the help it can get.