Mississippi offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil is a popular choice to head to the Ravens in the NFL draft.
Mississippi offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil is a popular choice to head to the Ravens in the NFL draft. (Rogelio V. Solis / AP)

With the NFL draft's first round just a day away, we scraped the internet to see whom the Ravens will take with the No. 6 pick, according to mock drafts.

The the most common answer: The guy who was No. 1 on many mocks a month ago.


Here's a survey of 25 projections, categorized and ordered by how frequently each player is matched with the Ravens.

Jamison Hensley, ESPN.com (each of the NFL Nation reporters picks for the team they cover): "The Baltimore Ravens would love to take a playmaker on offense or defense at this spot, but they can't pass on arguably the best player in the draft falling to them. The Ravens need to find a long-term answer at left tackle because Eugene Monroe has proven to be unreliable and Joe Flacco is coming off a season-ending knee injury. So, it's fitting that 20 years after drafting Jonathan Ogden, Baltimore finally finds his replacement, ending the revolving door at seven starting left tackles in the past eight years."

Daniel Jeremiah, NFL.com: "Just like last year, my top-rated player falls to the sixth spot."

Bucky Brooks, NFL.com: "It would be tough for Ozzie Newsome to bypass the No. 1 player in the draft despite having a serviceable player at the position."

Rob Rang, CBS Sports: "General manager Ozzie Newsome has made a career out of pouncing on talented players falling into his lap and that could continue with Tunsil, arguably the top player in the draft. The addition of Tunsil would give the Ravens options with incumbent starting left tackle Eugene Monroe, who has struggled with injuries himself since being acquired from Jacksonville."

WalterFootball.com:  "Amazing. Ozzie Newsome wins the draft once again. How does he do it? Well, I guess he didn't quite do anything in this scenario, as Laremy Tunsil dropped out of circumstance. Tunsil falling to Baltimore would be a dream come true for the organization, and I'd have to believe that Newsome would snatch him up in a heart beat. Left tackle is one of the biggest holes on the roster, and Tunsil, the top blocker in this class by a mile, would certainly change that right away."

Ed Bouchette, Pittsburgh Post Gazette: "He once was considered possible first pick before the trades."

Cris Collinsworth, Pro Football Focus: "The team that drafts Jack is taking a little bit of a risk because of the knee injury that ended his 2015 season, but the upside for him is so big that it's worth it. There's no running back or tight end in the NFL that Jack couldn't handle in coverage. The Broncos were able to limit the short passing games of Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers because of the underneath coverage ability of their linebackers, and Jack is the type of player who could do the same for Baltimore. He'll limit the quick throws, giving the pass rush time to get home. He has the potential to be an excellent sideline-to-sideline defender in that defense."

Robert Klemko, MMQB: "Baltimore struggled to defend intermediate passing lanes with Daryl Smith and C.J. Mosley last season and couldn't muster much of a pass rush after Terrell Suggs' season-ending injury. Jack delivers punch in both aspects. At 6-1, 230, he projects as an inside linebacker who moves around the formation and rushes the passer regularly, a la 2012 Dannell Ellerbe. Jack's medical recheck yielded mixed reviews, but there are reports that the doomsday diagnosis on his knee was overblown."

Chad Reuter, NFL.com: "Ozzie Newsome jumps up and down in the draft room when a talent like Jack is available to him. Or, maybe he'll just be jumping up and down in his mind while keeping a fairly stoic expression. Either way, the Ravens get a playmaker from Day 1 -- and hope his body holds up for several years."

Dan Kadar, SB Nation: "Although there is some risk associated with Jack, the Ravens need an inside linebacker after releasing Daryl Smith in March. Jack is a dynamic player who could be the cornerstone of the defense in Baltimore."

Jared Dubin, CBS Sports: "All it takes is one team's doctors signing off on Jack's knee. He's such a playmaker that it almost wouldn't be fair to line him up next to C.J. Mosley."


Peter King, Monday Morning Quarterback: "The Ravens could be a pivot point for this draft. It's no secret the Titans would love to come up for a top tackle, and if it's not Jacksonville, it could be Baltimore. But I think if Tunsil or even Bosa is here, the Ravens will not trade but rather stay and pick one of the two. Bosa would give Baltimore a day-one starter at a major need position."

Curtis Conway, NFL.com: [No comment]

Greg Bedard, Sports Illustrated: "The Ravens could flip a coin between Bosa and Tunsil and be in great shape with either at a spot of need. The Ravens were a disaster at left tackle with Eugene Monroe missing so much time, so grabbing a franchise left tackle would make a lot of sense. But the Ravens also didn't have any pass rush after Terrell Suggs went down with an injury, and he'll be 34 this season. Bosa could easily fill Suggs's OLB role because it's really an end spot in this defense. You need to be a great edge setter and then be disruptive against the pass. That's Bosa."

Chris Fedor, Cleveland.com: "With Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil in their 30s, the Ravens stay true to their philosophy, building on the defensive side of the ball. Bosa, who had 26 sacks and 50.5 tackles for loss in 41 career games, is one of the top defensive players in the draft."

CSN Mid-Atlantic: "Options galore for the Ravens. Based on need and standard draft value, finding a future Terrell Suggs makes logical sense. Baltimore certainly needs help across the offensive line and Notre Dame tackle Ronnie Staley is available here. The secondary is a primary concern. Defensive line isn't, but on this board, the Pac-12 Defensive Player of the Year and prototype 3-4 defensive end stands out. The 6-foot-7 Buckner recorded 9.5 sacks during the regular season for the Ducks."


Dane Brugler, CBS Sports: "Defensive line isn't a glaring need on the Ravens' roster, but with Buckner still available, Baltimore might not be able to pass on the talented defensive end."

Will Brinson, CBS Sports: "With the top two picks locked in, Ozzie Newsome has to be loving his position, guaranteed one of the four blue-chip players in this draft."

Gary Gramling, MMQB: [No comment]

Mel Kiper and Todd McShay (alternating mock draft with McShay picking No. 6): "Ramsey is still on the board and Baltimore needs a corner. ... How fast can the Ravens make this pick? Great value. One of the best overall athletes in the draft, Ramsey can play both corner and safety."

Charles Davis, NFL.com: "Ramsey is the top-rated defender, and player, on many boards. The Ravens might have been targeting an OT or DE here, but with Ramsey on the board they are excited about taking him and using him all over their secondary."

Charley Casserly, NFL.com: "Completes the remake of the Ravens' secondary."

Pete Prisco, CBS Sports: "They have major issues at left tackle. So why not take a guy who can step in and protect the blindside? He does need to work on his run blocking."

Lance Zierlein, NFL.com: "With Stanley in tow, the Ravens could cut Eugene Monroe loose while saving money and building toward the future. Keep in mind that there is a greater than average chance that Deforest Buckner will be this selection in my next and final mock draft."

Peter Schrager, Fox Sports: "Stanley's the rare prospect in this draft class that could have been a top-10 pick a season ago and decided to come back to school for another go at a title in 2015. He's a premier left tackle in this class and an underrated run blocker. Great for what Baltimore needs."

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