Baltimore Ravens Post Free Agency 2022 Seven Round Mock Draft

Baltimore Ravens Post Free Agency 2022 Seven Round Mock Draft

by March 30, 2022 0 comments

After ending the season on a six-game losing streak, the Baltimore Ravens find themselves with the No. 14 pick in the 2022 NFL Draft. With the help of compensatory selections and some savvy trades, the Ravens have a loaded middle of the draft with a pair of third-round picks and five fourth-round picks. These could be used as ammo to trade up in the draft, but they could also improve the depth of a roster that was demolished by injuries in 2021.

To help with this mock draft, I used The Draft Network’s mock draft simulator.

Make sure to check out all of our other NFL Team Mock Drafts.

Round 1, Pick 14: Zion Johnson, IOL, Boston College

The positional value of a guard with the No. 14 pick is not great, but Johnson is a tremendous prospect who would be a Day 1 left guard for the Ravens. He has some experience at tackle, and he even took snaps in the Senior Bowl at center. The Ravens have plenty of options with Johnson, but the easiest would be to plug him in at guard for the foreseeable future.

For more on Johnson, check out our scouting report on him.

Round 2, Pick 45: Jalen Pitre, DB, Baylor

Pitre is a thumper of a strong safety, but he played everywhere at Baylor in Dave Aranda’s defense. For the Ravens, he could play dime linebacker, strong safety, or nickel corner. This versatility of position reflects Pitre’s incredible football intelligence. He is always in the right spot, and he is one of the more sure tacklers in the class. If paired, free-agent acquisition Marcus Williams would control the deep third as Pitre floats around the line of scrimmage wreaking havoc.

For more on Pitre, check out our scouting report on him.

Round 3, Pick 76: Nik Bonitto, EDGE, Oklahoma

Baltimore is no stranger to drafting high-upside athletes at the edge position. Bonitto would join the likes of Odafe Oweh in this vein. While at Oklahoma, he had plenty of flashes, particularly using his speed and relentless motor to make plays. His quickness on the edge is freaky, and he has great bend around tackles. If a tackle overcommits to the outside, Bonitto has enough ability to convert speed to power and slip inside for the pressure.

For more on Bonitto, check out our scouting report on him.

Round 3, Pick 100: Josh Jobe, CB, Alabama

Continuing the trend of the Ravens drafting Alabama players, Jobe lands with several former Crimson Tide players. Jobe is a press-man dream. He is a willing tackler, but he can occasionally be too willing, resulting in missed tackles. Jobe is a tuned-down version of Marlon Humphrey, another Alabama-to-Baltimore cornerback. He can be handsy, but his aggressiveness would be welcome in a Baltimore defense that features the likes of Humphrey and Marcus Peters being among the most physical in coverage.

Round 4, Pick 110: Jelani Woods, TE, Virginia

Woods is a one-of-a-kind physical specimen at the tight end spot. He was a high school quarterback, so his transition to tight end is not quite complete, but this represents tremendous upside. Woods stands at nearly 6-foot-7, and his size works wonders in the trenches when blocking. Woods needs plenty of polishing, however. The Ravens would be a strong landing spot for developing him as they have the reigning All-Pro tight end in Mark Andrews. Historically, the Baltimore does an excellent job of developing tight ends, including Todd Heap, Dennis Pitta, and Andrews.

Round 4, Pick 119: Jesse Luketa, LB, Penn State

Luketa brings an unpolished skillset and a tremendous motor, much in the same way that Bonitto does. The latter is more of a pass rusher, while Luketa projects more as a linebacker that can blitz occasionally. He is a good tackler, and active on special teams. He even played as a middle linebacker after a teammate was ejected during a game. Luketa has many solid traits but no trump card.

For more on Luketa, check out our scouting report on him.

Round 4, Pick 128: Otito Ogbonnia, DL, UCLA

With Michael Pierce back in the fold, the Ravens have less of a need along the defensive interior, but depth is invaluable for a team that had all of the injuries in 2021. Ogbonnia is more of a run defender than a pass rusher, but he does have strong hands that can be effective in any situation. He is not an elite athlete, but he is powerful and can generate some easy wins.

Round 4, Pick 139: Max Mitchell, OT, Louisiana

Mitchell can play both tackle spots. He is a better pass blocker than a run blocker, but he does show an angry streak on some run plays. He is polished in his pass sets, and has good length to keep edge defenders at bay. However, Mitchell falls into the developmental range of tackles because he needs to be stronger at the point of attack. His technique can only take him so far.

Round 4, Pick 141: Tyler Badie, RB, Missouri

Badie would be the No. 3 running back in the Ravens’ stable. He would bring more of a scatback background, but he can run between the tackles if necessary. Badie was effective as both a pass-catcher and kick returner while at Missouri, and he could find a home as a third-down back in passing situations for Baltimore. He is shifty and could be a designed-touch or gadget piece in addition to some third-down duties.

Round 6, Pick 196: Kalon Barnes, CB, Baylor

The NFL Combine’s fastest man, Barnes has a wide range of outcomes on draft day. A team could easily fall in love with the athletic profile earlier, but he happened to be available here in the sixth round. Barnes is a sprinter through and through who is still learning how to play cornerback. At this point, the Ravens would be taking a flier with Barnes’ unteachable long speed.

For more on Barnes, check out our scouting report on him.


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