2009 NFL Draft: Baltimore Ravens Looking at All Options for Depth

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Published: April 23, 2009


... possibilites for multiple teams, one of which being the Baltimore Ravens. After two months of team officials spending countless hours watching tape and evaluating players, it is beginning to become clear who the Ravens will select. At least, it is becoming clear that the Ravens will choose one of three players.

Right now, the Ravens are in hot pursuit of three guys: USC linebacker Rey Maualuga (pictured), Oklahoma State tight end Brandon Pettigrew and UNC wide receiver Hakeem Nicks. The Ravens never have drafted by need, always by best player available. Right now, the Ravens are purely just looking for depth. They aren't looking for the franchise quarterback, the explosive running back or the speedy defensive back. They have all that. The Ravens should be targeting, however, a linebacker to replace the departed Bart Scott, and a big play wide receiver/tight end to benefit the quarterback of the future, Joe Flacco.

Brandon Pettigrew, tight end, Oklahoma Stat...

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