What Baltimore Ravens 2015 NFL Draft do-over would look like
Second round do-over
The Ravens took Maxx Williams with the 55th overall pick. Williams never panned out in Baltimore. He’s now with the Arizona Cardinals. His best season in terms of statistics was his rookie campaign where he had 32 receptions for 268 yards and a touchdown. He hasn’t had a year with more than 16 receptions since. The Ravens took a swing and a miss here.
Who should the Ravens take in a do-over : Tyler Lockett, WR, KSU
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The Ravens should have taken Kansas State wide receiver Tyler Lockett. Lockett has become a borderline superstar for the Seattle Seahawks. This past season Lockett had over 1,000 yards and eight touchdowns receiving. Lockett has averaged 13.9 yard per catch in his five year career and has three seasons with six or more touchdowns. If the Ravens had just waited, they would have gotten a wide receiver they could count on.
Other options for this pick would have included Frank Clark, Markus Golden and Tevin Coleman. Clark has put up 43 sacks in his career. He popped into stardom in his second season with the Seattle Seahawks. Eventually he got traded to the Kansas City Chiefs and was a big part of their Super Bowl run. It would boil down to Lockett and Clark. At the time the Ravens had Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil so the advantage would have to go to the speedy receiver.
Drafting Lockett would have allowed the Ravens to give Joe Flacco a play-maker for the offense. The Ravens would have been getting one of the sneaky good receivers in the NFL Draft. They would have found a wide receiver that other teams overlooked because of his size. They would have also been getting a very talented return specialist. When you put everything together, Lockett would have been the right call here.