Here is a roundup of which first-round draft prospects the
"This was a tough one to project. The Ravens could go with ILB Kevin Minter to replace the retired
--- In his latest mock draft, Peter Schrager of FOX Sports has the Ravens taking LSU linebacker Kevin Minter with the 32nd pick.
"The Ravens' defense will look different in 2013, with new additions like
--- Russ Lande of National Football Post thinks they will take Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te'o at the end of the first round.
"This one almost seems too easy as the Ravens have to find two inside linebackers after losing Ray Lewis to retirement and Dannell Ellerbe in free agency," Lande wrote. "Although Te'o may not be a premier athlete, he is a good athlete who will be a productive player and excellent leader for the Ravens."
--- Bucky Brooks of NFL.com also has the Ravens taking Te'o.
"The Ravens are in desperate need of linebackers after Ray Lewis' retirement and Dannell Ellerbe's surprise departure," Brooks wrote. "Te'o is a tenacious tackle-to-tackle defender with the savvy and moxie to step in as a first-year starter."
--- Don Banks of
"The Ravens have never been wary of prospects with maturity issues, believing their locker room has the veteran leadership to keep the youngsters in line. Will that still be the verdict with Ray Lewis retired? I suspect so," he wrote. "Ogletree is simply too athletic and too talented to not make the first round, and Baltimore's need at inside linebacker is great with both Lewis and Dannell Ellerbe having moved on."
--- Walter Cherepinsky of Walter Football projects California wide receiver Keenan Allen to the Ravens in his latest mock.
"This pick is all about figuring out which player will fall to the Ravens," he wrote. "
--- Rob Rang of
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