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Ravens have present and future needs to fill on defense
Ravens have present and future needs to fill on defense

The Ravens enter next week’s NFL draft with a few holes on the defensive side of the ball, and a few more that could open up in a year or two. In the past, the Ravens would have filled the immediate needs in free agency, but the lockout will force them to take care of some of them in the draft. Starting strong safety Dawan Landry and cornerbacks Josh Wilson, Chris Carr and Fabian Washington are all expected to become free agents when a new collective bargaining agreement is reached. Given the uncertainty of whether those players will return to Baltimore, the Ravens are expected to draft at least one cornerback, and they might also address the safety position. Ravens director of...

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