2015 Baltimore Ravens Roster Breakdown: Offensive Line

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Dec 21, 2014; Houston, TX, USA; Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt (99) attempts to rush around Baltimore Ravens tackle Eugene Monroe (60) during the second quarter at NRG Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports

Offensive Tackle – Eugene Monroe, Rick Wagner, James Hurst, Marcel Jones

The Ravens brought in Monroe for a steal a couple of seasons ago, and he has mostly solidified the left tackle position.  But he largely struggled in 2014, only grading out as the 63rd best tackle in Pro Football Focus’ rankings.  Monroe gave up 14 hurries, 6 hits, and 3 sacks while missing a total of five games due to injury.

Unfortunately his backup, James Hurst, didn’t fare well in Monroe’s absence either.  Coming in at number 79 in PFF’s rankings, Hurst gave up a whopping 20 hurries, 9 hits, and 3 sacks on just 520 snaps.  The Ravens are likely confident (and hopeful) that Monroe can stay healthy this season and return to form.

Rick Wagner was the #1 right tackle in the NFL last season before succumbing to injury.  He looks poised to hold down the right side of the line for years to come.

Marcel Jones is a 2012 seventh round draft choice of the New Orleans Saints who has yet to make any sort of onfield contribution.  He’s a wildcard who will have to show something in camp to earn a roster spot.

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