Vontaze Burfict

College: Arizona State Position: Middle linebacker Skinny: Few players will be as scrutinized this week as much as Burfict, whose status has taken a beating to the point where there are now significant questions on whether he'll go in the first round. Burfict, who idolizes Ray Lewis and has been linked to the Ravens in several mock drafts, has been plagued by penalties and maturity questions. And beyond those, NFL Network draft guru Mike Mayock has been highly critical of his instincts and says that he runs around blocks and can get dominated at the point of attack. Still, he's big and fast and plays an attacking style that has defined the Ravens' defense. The Ravens, who know they'll have to confront life after Lewis sooner or later, have the type of leadership that will make it easier for team officials to take a chance on a player with some character concerns.
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