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Previewing Day 2 of the NFL draft: Ravens picks, needs and potential targets in second, third round

The Ravens entered the first night of the NFL draft with just one first-round pick. They left Thursday having made two trades and two highly touted selections.

With two Day 2 picks and seven Day 3 picks, what will general manager Eric DeCosta do next?

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“I don’t want to tip my hand, but I do think there are excellent players available in the next three rounds, really,” DeCosta said Thursday night. “One of our goals with this draft was to have as many picks as possible. ... I do think, though, our goal is to be pretty damn good with these upcoming picks. I think we’ve stacked an excellent board; our scouts and coaches have done a great job. And I think we’re primed to do very well in the next couple days.”

Here’s a look at what to expect Friday.

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What time is the draft, and how can I watch it?

Coverage of the second and third round begins Friday at 7 p.m. and will be broadcast on ESPN, ABC and the NFL Network. After having a 10-minute window for first-round picks, teams get just seven minutes between selections in the second round and five minutes in the third.

When do the Ravens pick in the Day 2 draft order?

The Ravens have the No. 45 overall pick in the second round and the No. 76 overall pick in the third round.

Second round

33. Buccaneers

34. Vikings

35. Titans

36. Giants

37. Texans

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38. Jets

39. Bears

40. Seahawks

41. Seahawks

42. Colts

43. Falcons

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44. Browns

45. Ravens

46. Lions

47. Commanders

48. Bears

49. Saints

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50. Chiefs

51. Eagles

52. Steelers

53. Packers

54. Patriots

55. Cardinals

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56. Cowboys

57. Bills

58. Falcons

59. Packers

60. Buccaneers

61. 49ers

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62. Chiefs

63. Bengals

64. Broncos

Third round

65. Jaguars

66. Vikings

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67. Giants

68. Texans

69. Titans

70. Jaguars

71. Bears

72. Seahawks

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73. Colts

74. Falcons

75. Broncos

76. Ravens

77. Vikings

78. Browns

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79. Chargers

80. Texans

81. Giants

82. Falcons

83. Eagles

84. Steelers

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85. Patriots

86. Raiders

87. Cardinals

88. Cowboys

89. Bills

90. Titans

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91. Buccaneers

92. Packers

93. 49ers

94. Patriots

95. Bengals

96. Broncos

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97. Lions

98. Commanders

99. Browns

100. Cardinals

101. Jaguars

102. Dolphins

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103. Chiefs

104. Rams

105. 49ers

What could the Ravens do?

The Ravens’ best-player-available approach Thursday led them to Notre Dame safety Kyle Hamilton at No. 14 overall and Iowa center Tyler Linderbaum at No. 25 overall.

But after trading away wide receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown and passing on several premium positions, their needs are many and their range of possible moves Friday is vast. Will they look to hold where they are in both rounds? Could they package a handful of their fourth-round picks to add a Day 2 selection?

Here’s how their most pressing positional needs stack up, along with a second- and third-round possibility at each spot.

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1. Edge rusher: Kentucky’s Josh Paschal (second round), South Carolina’s Kingsley Enagbare (third round)

2. Cornerback: Auburn’s Roger McCreary, Nebraska’s Cam Taylor-Britt

3. Offensive tackle: Central Michigan’s Bernhard Raimann, Minnesota’s Daniel Faalele

4. Defensive line: Houston’s Logan Hall, Alabama’s Phidarian Mathis

5. Wide receiver: Georgia’s George Pickens, Cincinnati’s Alec Pierce

6. Inside linebacker: Wyoming’s Chad Muma, Georgia’s Channing Tindall

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7. Running back: Michigan State’s Kenneth Walker III, Georgia’s James Cook


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