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.
Only 11 players remain from the last Ravens team that made the playoffs in 2014. Those survivors are counseling younger teammates to cherish the opportunity as they prepare to play the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.
Cornerback Marlon Humphrey ensured that the Ravens would not suffer another last-minute, heartbreaking loss to the Cincinnati Bengals by preventing a fourth-down conversion late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 24-21 win.
The offensive line has been flooded with injuries, but the starting right tackle and left guard say their health will determine if they can return for Sunday’s home game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Through three games, the Ravens' offense has succeeded despite an inefficient running game. Some analysts say that's no big deal in the pass-happy modern game. But Ravens coaches and players say balance remains essential to their offensive philosophy.