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It won't be sexy but drafting a left tackle would make sense for Ravens

It won't be sexy but drafting a left tackle would make sense for Ravens

ESPN draft analyst Mel Kiper Jr.’s projection that the Ravens could draft Notre Dame left tackle Ronnie Stanley with the sixth overall pick in April’s draft seemed to be met with a combination of disapproval and disinterest from Ravens’ fans.

It sure wouldn’t be a sexy pick. Stanley is not an exciting playmaker like Mississippi’s LaQuan Treadwell. He’s not a ball-hawking defensive back like Florida State’s Jalen Ramsey, and he doesn’t get after the quarterback like Ohio State’s Joey Bosa.

But if Stanley becomes a book-end offensive tackle...

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