With the draft starting tomorrow night, today will be the final day of The Sun's position-by-look at the Ravens. Today, we'll examine the specialists:
Current specialists under contract: Kicker:
Chances that the Ravens draft a specialist in first three rounds: As much of a priority as the Ravens have made upgrading their special teams, which struggled last season, they are not going to be spend an early pick in the draft on it exclusively. However, it's fair to say that special teams will undoubtedly be kept in mind throughout the draft. There's also a good chance that if the Ravens use a third or fourth-round pick on a wide receiver or running back, that player will have some background as a return man. The Ravens have made it clear that they want to come out of the draft with an explosive return man, something that they lacked last season. The Ravens are set at punter and long snapper and while they plan to bring in competition for Cundiff, that will come in the form of a veteran free agent or an un-drafted free agent.
Kick returners possibly on Ravens’ radar: