As the Ravens enter their final game of the regular season today against the Cincinnati Bengals, Ravens rookie Bernard Pierce is giving the organization a glimpse of what he can do with a little experience and a healthy body.
I love mocking, which is why I have produced five first-round mock drafts in the past two months (and it's why I have greeted your criticism of said mock drafts with an aw-shucks shrug of the shoulders). In my latest first-round mock, which was released Tuesday night, I had the Baltimore Ravens selecting Alabama Crimson Tide linebacker Dont'a Hightower with the 29th pick in the NFL draft. Why stop there? How about I project all eight of their picks?
Every weekday through April 25, the day before the first round of the NFL draft, The Sun will examine where the Ravens stand at each position, the likelihood that they will address that spot early in the draft and some of the prospects that they may consider.
The retirement of Ricky Williams leaves the Ravens with one running back who has more than five career NFL carries -- and that¿s Ray Rice, who is an unrestricted free agent this offseason. Here's a quick look at who the Ravens have on the roster (besides Rice) and a little speculation with three free-agent running backs and three soon-to-be draftees who might fit with the team.