Julio Jones

Will the Ravens draft a No. 1 receiver after little success with the position in past drafts?

Will the Ravens draft a No. 1 receiver after little success with the position in past drafts?

Three times in their 21 drafts in Baltimore, the Ravens have spent a first-round pick on a wide receiver.

The first, Travis Taylor, was easily the most underwhelming top-10 pick in franchise history. The second, Mark Clayton, was only slightly more productive than Taylor. The third, Breshad Perriman, missed his rookie year with a knee injury and has yet to establish himself as an NFL starter.

Overall, the Ravens have spent 24 picks on wide receivers and only one of those — Torrey Smith at No. 58 overall in 2011 — was a significant success as a pass catcher in Baltimore.

Perriman still has time to change that. But the hunt for a No. 1 receiver to catch Joe Flacco's deep...