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NFL draft

Coverage of the 2015 NFL draft, which begins Thursday, April 30.

  • Ravens 'feel good' after filling needs during NFL draft

    Ravens 'feel good' after filling needs during NFL draft

    Pick by pick, the Ravens, an organization that clings tightly to the draft-the-best-player-available philosophy, attacked their biggest needs over the past three days. The speedy wide receiver came first, followed by the play-making tight end. The defensive line was beefed up with the next two...

  • Breshad Perriman says he will use drops 'as a motivation' with Ravens

    Breshad Perriman says he will use drops 'as a motivation' with Ravens

    When the phone call finally came Thursday night and Breshad Perriman learned where his NFL career would begin, he celebrated with his family members who had joined him in Chicago for the first round of the draft. His father, Brett, who was a second-round pick of the New Orleans Saints in 1988 and...

  • Ravens draft Iowa DT Carl Davis in third round, who says it's 'ridiculous' he fell so far

    Ravens draft Iowa DT Carl Davis in third round, who says it's 'ridiculous' he fell so far

    Iowa defensive tackle Carl Davis' patience was practically at an end when the Ravens drafted him in the third round. Although happy to be picked by the Ravens, the All-Big Ten Conference defensive lineman had envisioned being picked late in the first round or early in the second round. "Oh my God,...

  • Maxx Williams gives Ravens long-term plan at tight end

    Maxx Williams gives Ravens long-term plan at tight end

    The Ravens have grappled with a significant void at tight end since Dennis Pitta first dislocated and fractured his right hip almost two years ago. Although veterans Owen Daniels last year and Dallas Clark two seasons ago stabilized the position, the team lacked a long-term solution. The Ravens...

  • Ravens bolster backfield by taking USC's Javorius Allen in fourth round

    Ravens bolster backfield by taking USC's Javorius Allen in fourth round

    The Ravens have been wanting to bolster their backfield for months. They believe they accomplished that goal Saturday when they drafted Southern California running back Javorius "Buck" Allen in the fourth round. Allen will work in tandem with veteran runner Justin Forsett. Allen is a 6-foot, 221-pounder...

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