3 bold predictions for the Baltimore Ravens in 2024 NFL Draft

Ravens fans better prepare for something big.
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3. The Ravens take a running back on Day 2

DeCosta has come out and said that Baltimore will likely draft a running back this year despite the presence of Derrick Henry on the roster, as the Ravens need to adjust to live with a running back older than 30. Both of their main backup options in Gus Edwards and JK Dobbins reunited with Greg Roman on the Los Angeles Chargers.

The Ravens currently will use the uninspiring Justice Hill and an undrafted rookie in Keaton Mitchell, who is coming off a serious injury. Henry has them more than covered in the speed department, which could lead the Ravens to target a quicker running back with more receiving potential.

The Baltimore Ravens could draft a pass-catching running back

This draft is poor at running back, but most of the talent lies in the middle rounds here. Baltimore could have their eyes on Oregon's Bucky Irving, Tennessee's Jaylen Wright, or USC's Marshawn Lloyd. While they obviously wouldn't start, they would be earning some serious playing time early in their careers as Henry's deputy.

The Ravens are always looking to bring in running back talent, as their unique run-heavy offense requires it. Henry will shoulder the load for the next two years, but Edwards and Dobbins' departures could really sting if the Ravens don't invest some capital in finding some replacements for them.