Ravens final 53 player roster prediction: Preseason week 2

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Jan 3, 2015; Pittsburgh, PA, USA; Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker (9) celebrates a made field goal with tackle James Hurst (74) against the Pittsburgh Steelers during the fourth quarter in the 2014 AFC Wild Card playoff football game at Heinz Field. The Ravens won 30-17. Mandatory Credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports

Offensive Linemen

In: Marshal Yanda, Kelechi Osemele, Eugene Monroe, Jeremy Zuttah, Rick Wagner, Ryan Jensen, Jah Reid, John Urschel, Robert Myers

Out: Daryl Baldwin, Marcel Jones, De’Ondre Wesley, Kaleb Johnson, Blaine Causell, Nick Easton, Leon Brown, James Hurst

Outside of 2010, the Ravens have carried nine offensive linemen on their active roster in each of the past seven seasons.  Don’t expect that to change this year either.

The starting lineup of Yanda, Osemele, Monroe, Zuttah, and Wagner is set in stone, barring injury.  The real battle is taking place behind them.

It’s incredibly tempting to leave Reid off the list and keep Hurst in his place, but Reid has been impressive this offseason while Hurst has continued his struggles from last season.

Myers is a sticking point.  The Ravens don’t generally cut their draft picks so quickly, and I don’t think they will.  They like Myers as a developmental prospect, so unless they stash him on I.R., he will probably stick around.

Next: Defensive Line

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