Baltimore Ravens 2022 Seven Round Mock Draft

January 7, 2022

The Baltimore Ravens are entering a pivotal offseason. With the impending mega-deal of Lamar Jackson looming, it is imperative for General Manager Eric DeCosta to nail these draft picks. The most critical position that needs to be addressed in the draft is the offensive and defensive lines.

Round One

While the Ravens usually take the BPA (Best Player Available) approach, it will serve them well in Round One. Currently, the Ravens are slated to make their first selection in the 15-20 range. The first position that needs an immediate upgrade is a defensive tackle. Brandon Williams is on the downside of 30 and has a bloated contract. DeMarvin Leal presents an injection of youth and athleticism. The monstrous nose tackle out of Texas A&M fits the bill for the next great Baltimore interior defensive lineman.

The Pick: DeMarvin Leal DL Texas A&M

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Round Two

The Baltimore Ravens maintain a theme in the second round of the 2022 NFL Draft. After addressing the defensive line in Round One, the team turns to the offensive line with their second pick. The middle of round two is the sweet spot for an offensive lineman. Ronnie Stanley is on track to be ready next season. The only position with a question mark is Left Guard.

Ben Cleveland had an inconsistent rookie year. Ben Powers has proved to be a pass-blocking liability. With their second-round pick, Baltimore looks to the ACC. Zion Johnson presents an immediate upgrade on the interior and serves as a long-term replacement to Right Guard Kevin Zeitler.

The Pick: Zion Johnson OG Boston College

Round Three

The Baltimore Ravens have had the least sexy draft thus far. Linemen are not the popular picks. Although, they are necessary for long-term stability. Nothing changes with Round Three. Utilizing their trustworthy BPA approach, Eric DeCosta and Co. land another big man to rebuild the defensive line. Enter Tyler Davis. The stud defensive tackle from Clemson is sitting on the board. Davis would walk into the building and immediately challenge a starting DT spot.

The Pick: Tyler Davis DT Clemson

As a compensation pick for the departure of David Culley, the Ravens have two Third Round choices. Baltimore has addressed the trenches. Now they move to bolster the edge. Odafe Oweh had a great rookie campaign. Justin Houston has been solid but has lost a step. Baltimore seeks out a familiar face to help Odafe. Isaiah Foskey falls right into the lap of Wink Martindale. The Golden Domer is the pick to solidify the edge opposite Odafe Oweh.

The Pick: Isaiah Foskey EDGE Notre Dame

Round Four

After trading Ben Bredeson to the New York Giants and a 2021 draft trade with the Arizona Cardinals, Baltimore has three picks in the fourth round. As a result of addressing the needs upfront, DeCosta looks at adding a playmaker on Day Three. The search for depth at Cornerback and Wide Receiver commence.

With Jimmy Smith contemplating retirement and Sammy Watkins exiting stage left, depth will be imperative. Eric DeCosta treads in familiar waters and goes fishing for NFL-ready contributors. Courtesy of Nick Saban and the University of Alabama. Fresh off another national title appearance, Metchie and Armour-Davis don the purple and black.

The Picks: Jalyn Armour-Davis CB Alabama & John Metchie III WR Alabama

Alejandro Villanueva has been doing his best impression of a turnstile this year. To sure up offensive tackle, Baltimore ventures to the SEC, yet again. Nick Broeker of Ole Miss is the selection to sure up swing tackle.

The Pick: Nick Broeker OT Ole Miss

Rounding out the projected comp picks for Matthew Judon and Yannick Ngakoue, Baltimore heads back to the skill position pool. The Ravens address the secondary once more. Day three pick of the 2018 Draft Anthony Averett may be salary cap collateral damage. On offense, Ty’Son Williams has not escaped the dreaded John Harbaugh doghouse. Texas Christian University defensive back Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson falls to the end of round four.

The Pick: Tre’Vius Hodges-Tomlinson CB TCU

With Ty’Son Williams on the bubble for 2022, Baltimore takes a chance on Rachaad White of ASU. White doesn’t have much wear and tear of college and will double as a teams player.

The Pick: Rachaad White RB Arizona State

Round Six & Seven

After a flurry of picks in Round Four, Baltimore ends their draft with depth picks. Two more additions to the defense round out a stellar draft for Eric DeCosta.

Round 6: Jordan Williams DT Virginia Tech

Round 7: B.J. Foster DB Texas

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