1 wide receiver Ravens could target in each round of the 2024 NFL Draft

The Ravens might need to spend top capital on receivers.
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The Baltimore Ravens have seemingly needed wide receiver help for their entire franchise history, as they only have one wideout (Derrick Mason) with more than 4,000 receiving yards with the team. Even after drafting Zay Flowers, the team's lack of depth in this area remains a serious problem.

Rashod Bateman is a huge gamble, as the former first-rounder has never quite reached his full potential. Nelson Agholor is a limited veteran who doesn't have a very high ceiling, and Odell Beckham Jr. is not returning. At some point in the draft, Baltimore will likely be adding a wideout.

The Ravens have praised the depth in this class at wide receiver, giving them the flexibility needed to either use one of their top picks on a wideout or wait until the later rounds and try to add a steal to the mix. Either way, Lamar Jackson can expect one more big name entering the mix in the 2024 season.

No matter when then the Ravens decide they should address their lack of spectacular wide receiver talent, there is a player who could come in and eventually become a reliable part of the offense. Baltimore needs to put these seven receivers of varying skillsets in their sights.

1 wide receiver Ravens may target in each round of the 2024 NFL Draft

Round 1: Adonai Mitchell, Texas

While his teammate Xavier Worthy might be the more recognizable name after setting the 40-yard dash record at the NFL combine, Mitchell running a 4.33 at 6-4 and over 200 pounds may have been just as impressive. Of the two, Mitchell is without question the safer prospect.

Mitchell has a nose for the end zone, as he piled up 11 touchdowns on just 55 catches last season. With tremendous verticality, fairly solid route-running, and some quality performances in big games despite inconsistent quarterback play from Quinn Ewers, Mitchell is not going to leave the first round.

Adonai Mitchell could become a star for the Baltimore Ravens

The Ravens need to reconcile the fact that Mitchell only had one year of starting production. If they feel confident in the traits, Mitchell should be given every opportunity possible to unseat Bateman as the No. 2 wide receiver on the depth chart. If nothing else, Mitchell is a red zone threat.

Mitchell may not be the speed demon that worthy is, the physical jump ball presence of Florida State's Keon Coleman, or the sharp route-runner of Georgia's Ladd McConkey, but his overall blend of skills makes him a perfect first-round prospect for Baltimore to mess around with and eventually mold into a star.