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Ravens 2019 draft coverage

Here's what you need to know about the Ravens 2019 draft.

Ravens draft superlatives: Predicting a sleeper pick, immediate contributor and potential bust

Ravens receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown is an obvious asset, but what about the seven picks after him?

Speedsters, five-star recruits and a barber: Meet the Ravens' 2019 draft class

There’s plenty you might not know about the Ravens’ draft class — which includes a hair-cutting enthusiast.

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 2019 draft

Form the big-pay excitement of first-round pick Marquise Brown to the familiar draft maneuvering from general manager Eric DeCosta, here are five things we learned from the Ravens' 2019 draft.

What they're saying about the Ravens' 2019 draft

Now that Eric DeCosta's first draft as general manager is in the books, let's see what experts around the country are saying about the Ravens' picks.

'We added a lot of speed': With Lamar Jackson as pacesetter, Ravens use draft to build breakneck offense

As the Ravens set out during this weekend’s NFL draft to give Jackson weapons, their methodology on offense became clear over six rounds and eight selections: They were not just trying to build the team around Jackson. They were trying to build something like a track team for him, too.

Mike Preston: Ravens might've gotten up to speed in weapons department

The Ravens appear to have upgraded because they attempted to fill needs at wide receiver, edge rusher and on the offensive line.

After trading down, Ravens select Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown at No. 25 overall in NFL draft

After trading their No. 22 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Ravens selected Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown at No. 25 overall on Thursday night.

Ravens first-round pick Marquise Brown isn't big, but good luck catching him

Ravens first-round pick Marquise Brown has always faced doubts because of his size. But his rare determination and scintillating speed pushed him past those questions to the top of the 2019 receiver class and a vital place in the future story of the Lamar Jackson-led Ravens.

Instant analysis of the Ravens' selection of Oklahoma WR Marquise Brown

The Baltimore Sun's Ravens beat writers offer their instant reactions to the Ravens trading down and picking Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown at No. 25 overall in the first round.

Preston: Ravens might finally have No. 1 WR, but Marquise Brown brings more questions than answers

General manager Eric DeCosta made a bold move by picking Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown in the first round, but with top defensive prospects still available and questions about Brown's size and fit in the Ravens offense, the selection raises some concerns.

How did Ravens draft pick Marquise Brown become 'Hollywood'? He has Gus Johnson to thank.

Ravens draft pick Marquise Brown has always been Hollywood. He grew up in Hollywood, a South Florida city in Broward County not far from where teammate Lamar Jackson hails.

Photos of new Ravens wide receiver Marquise Brown

After trading their No. 22 overall pick in the 2019 NFL draft to the Philadelphia Eagles, the Ravens selected Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown at No. 25 overall on Thursday night.

'Hollywood' darling: Ravens score high marks in first-round draft grades

It was hard to find anyone who thought that Oklahoma wide receiver Marquise Brown was a bad pick for the Ravens.

Schmuck stops here: On the NFL draft, Daniel Snyder, Joe Flacco, the Ravens' pick and more

The NFL draft is the most exciting event of the offseason, and it always lives up to the hype — since that's pretty much all it is.

After ‘long day of waiting,’ Ravens rewarded with edge rusher Jaylon Ferguson, receiver Miles Boykin

With the first of two third-round draft picks Friday night, the Ravens took Louisiana Tech edge rusher Jaylon Ferguson 85th overall.

Preston: Ravens get better in third round, addressing needs with Jaylon Ferguson, Miles Boykin

After day one of the annual NFL draft, the Ravens came away with one of college football’s top receivers even though he was small and far from the prototype. But on day two, the Ravens might have gotten better by adding edge rusher Jaylon Ferguson and receiver Miles Boykin, both third-round picks.

Instant analysis of the Ravens' selections during day two of the NFL draft

Instant analysis of the Ravens' selections during Day 2 of the NFL draft

Ravens draft tracker: Ravens end NFL draft with CB Iman Marshall, DT Daylon Mack, QB Trace McSorley

After spending two of their first three selections on road-runner wide receivers, the Ravens took Oklahoma State running back Justice Hill with the No. 113 overall selection — yet another prospect with a 40-yard-dash time around 4.4 seconds.

Instant analysis of the Ravens' selections during day three of the NFL draft

Instant analysis of the Ravens' selections during day three of the NFL draft.

Ravens undrafted-free-agent tracker: All-America DT and prolific WR among notable signings

The Ravens got to work on signing undrafted free agents to their 90-man roster.

NFL draft rewind: Redskins, Giants take QBs; Steelers trade up for LB; Terp completes rise

Check back here throughout the 2019 NFL draft for news and analysis as teams make their selections in Nashville, Tenn.

Ravens GM Eric DeCosta has spent his whole career hustling for chance to author his own draft story

After 23 years of apprenticing to Ozzie Newsome, Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta will run his first draft starting on Thursday night. But DeCosta's combination of drive, curiosity and personal touch with colleagues pointed him in this direction long ago.

Ravens draft preview: Could a falling combine star restock the defense's depleted pass rush?

After two offseason departures, and with a third possibly on the horizon, the Ravens could look to find their next sack artist at No. 22 overall — or not long thereafter.

Ravens mock draft: Eight projected picks include top WR, explosive LB and ... Michael Jordan

Here's what the Ravens could do with their eight draft picks this week.

Preston: Ravens need to draft a top pass rusher to complete defense

The Ravens will likely try to trade down in the NFL draft and gain second- or third-round picks because they only have one in the top 84. If they can’t, the suggestion here is that the Ravens select a pass rusher, regardless of whether it’s an outside linebacker or defensive end.

Ravens draft preview: Will general manager Eric DeCosta finally look to center in first round?

The Ravens have never drafted a center higher than 92nd overall. But with a group of high-end prospects at the position in 2019, could this be the year they break that pattern?

Preston's observations: It's time for DeCosta, Harbaugh and Jackson to prove Ravens made right moves in 2018

The curtain will open on an important two-year window for the Ravens on Thursday night.

Players with Maryland ties to watch for in the 2019 NFL draft

As many as three as players with ties to the state, including a Terps star and a Baltimore native, could be taken in the first round Thursday night.

Ravens draft preview: The offense needs a wide receiver, but how long can they wait to grab one?

Among the 12 teams that made the NFL playoffs last season, only the Ravens had a leading wide receiver finish with fewer than 750 receiving yards.

Master of past and present: Ozzie Newsome's draft legacy with the Ravens carries on

For the first time in Ravens history, Ozzie Newsome won't run the team's draft room this year. But his picks have been essential to the team's identity, and his counsel will continue to inform the moves of current general manager Eric DeCosta.

Ravens draft preview: Can they find a successor to C.J. Mosley in 2019 linebacker class?

The Ravens have an immediate hole to fill at middle linebacker after losing C.J. Mosley. Will top prospects Devin White or Devin Bush fall to them at No. 22? We continue our draft preview with a look at the top inside linebackers.

Ravens draft preview: Ravens could take a center or guard with their first pick. Who might they target?

We begin our preview of the Ravens' draft possibilities with a look at the interior offensive line, where they need a young starter and where the 2019 class features an array of appealing first-round targets.

Big receivers? More linemen? As draft nears, Ravens must figure out what Lamar Jackson needs

No team in the NFL’s new age has ever built around a quarterback like Lamar Jackson. That is at once an unprecedented challenge and a seismic opportunity.

Ravens mock draft: Projecting all eight of the team's picks, with some risky ones along the way

The Ravens have two, maybe three pressing needs on their roster and only one pick in the first 84 selections in the NFL draft. Here's how their three days could play out.

Preston's observations: For the Ravens, trading down to acquire more draft picks is not a bad idea

The Ravens have eight overall picks but only one in the first two rounds, and that’s not good for a team that has several holes to fill.

Mike Preston's observations: After numerous failures, it's time the Ravens drafted a legitimate No. 1 receiver

With Michael Crabtree leaving, the Ravens need to draft a No. 1 receiver.

2019 NFL mock draft (Version 2.0): Ravens can bolster offensive line with No. 22 pick

In The Baltimore Sun's second projection, the Ravens take North Carolina State center Garrett Bradbury.

Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' predraft luncheon

From the appeal of trading down to their elusive quest for a wide receiver, here are five things we learned from the Ravens' pre-draft luncheon Tuesday.

Mike Preston: Just how good is new Ravens GM Eric DeCosta? With draft coming up, we're about to find out.

Ever since the Ravens moved to Baltimore from Cleveland in 1996, Eric DeCosta has been in the shadows of either head coaches or general managers. Now, it’s his time to step into the spotlight and under the microscope.

Ravens officials see shades of All-Pro receivers in top prospect D.K. Metcalf

Ravens general manager Eric DeCosta, who has the No. 22 overall pick and a need for improved play at wide receiver, acknowledged Tuesday that the team is looking at D.K. Metcalf.

Derwin Gray wants to 'continue the tradition' for Maryland, but might have to change positions in NFL

Maryland product Derwin Gray was twice an All-Big Ten honorable mention at tackle but has the size of an interior lineman.

WR D.K. Metcalf's speed might put him out of Ravens' reach; Maryland's Byron Cowart reckons with past

Mississippi star D.K. Metcalf, who entered Indianapolis as a prospect heavily linked to the Ravens’ No. 22 pick, likely established himself as the class’ top wide receiver.

'A lot of people need pass rushers': With departures possible, Ravens could turn to deep draft

The Ravens finished tied for 11th in the NFL in sacks last season, but they'll need help sooner than later.

Five Things We Learned from the NFL scouting combine, including rise of Ravens targets

Some prospects rose out of the Ravens’ first-round range, while others might have entered the team's radar.

With NFL combine at hand, these 10 prospects could be top Ravens targets

The Ravens need a top wide receiver and pass rusher, but an offensive lineman and running back are worth watching, too.

NFL draft profile: Ravens target D.K. Metcalf of Ole Miss

Ole Miss' D.K. Metcalf had arguably the best 2019 NFL Combine of any player that participated.

NFL draft profile: Ravens target Josh Jacobs of Alabama

Alabama running backs are commonplace in the NFL — Mark Ingram, Derrick Henry and Kenyan Drake are just a few.

NFL draft profile: Ravens target Kelvin Harmon of N.C. State

N.C. State's Kelvin Harmon wasn't on of the fastest wide receivers at the 2019 NFL Combine, but that shouldn't stop him from becoming one of the first wideouts

NFL draft profile: Ravens target Jachai Polite of Florida

Defensive linemen were one of the more impressive position groups during the 2019 NFL Combine.

NFL draft profile: Ravens target Hakeem Butler of Iowa State

In a solid 2019 wide receiver class, Iowa State's Hakeem Butler has a chance to be the best of the bunch.

NFL draft profile: Ravens target Garrett Bradbury of N.C. State

Along with a team's quarterback, the center is instrumental in keeping the entire offense on the same page during every possession.

NFL draft profile: Ravens target Cody Ford of Oklahoma

Despite not being the flashiest of players, great offensive linemen are always a need for NFL teams.

NFL draft profile: A.J. Brown of Ole Miss

In a solid 2019 wide receiver class, Ole Miss' A.J. Brown has a chance to be the best of the bunch.

NFL draft profile: Ravens target Devin White of LSU

With so much focus on pass rushers leading up to the NFL draft, interior linebackers sometimes become an afterthought.

NFL draft profile: Ravens target Montez Sweat of Mississippi State

Having a player off the edge that can get to the quarterback is an important key to being a winning team in the NFL.

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