3 free agent pass rushers Ravens must sign after Jadeveon Clowney joins Panthers

The Ravens keep losing impactful playmakers

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2. Bud Dupree, Atlanta Falcons

If the Steelers can take Queen away from the Ravens, why can Baltimore bring on a former Steeler? After seeing his value tank following a very tough two-year stretch as a high-priced free agent with the Tennessee Titans, Dupree got back on track as a member of a revitalized Falcons defense.

Dupree finished last season with 6.5 sacks and a pressure rate better than what he put up in Tennessee. A worthwhile run defender, Dupree could fill Clowney's old role of a veteran mercenary who needs better defensive structure around him to once again take his play from good to great.

Bud Dupree could be a target for the Baltimore Ravens

The Ravens won't find anyone who can replace Clowney's combination of run defense and pass rushing. Dupree can't seal the edge like the former No. 1 pick, but even an aging Dupree can get to the quarterback at an effective enough rate to possibly replicate what Clowney did in his comeback season.

Dupree and the two young guns in Oweh and Ojabo is one of the more high-risk pass rush rotations in the league, but the potential of what it could be in the perfect circumstances is nothing short of elite. With Justin Madubuike helping inside, Dupree could continue his solid run of form from his Falcons days.