3 new Ravens players who will be upgrades this season

The Ravens will be making some improvements in 2024.
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The Baltimore Ravens were plagued by multiple big free agent departures last season, as starters like Kevin Zeitler, Patrick Queen, and Geno Stone (to name just a few) all found gainful employment elsewhere. Eric DeCosta needed to come out swinging to replenish the roster, and he did just that.

Baltimore didn't spend a ton of money in free agency, but their most important signings helped fill some big needs. Valuing continuity on a team that was one game away from making it to the Super Bowl, the Ravens spent many of their available funds on bringing back veteran role players.

When these new signings are mixed in with a very strong 2024 NFL Draft class that was widely regarded as one of the best in the business, the Ravens could be able to replicate their standout performance from last year in 2024. These three new additions should play big roles in that uptick in quality.

3 new Baltimore Ravens players who will be upgrades this season

3. RT Roger Rosengarten

The Ravens knew they needed to use a high-end draft pick on an offensive lineman that could help alleviate many of the departures Baltimore has had to absorb, and adding Rosengarten, arguably the best pass blocking pure right tackle in this class, should be an immediate starter.

No starting gig will be handed out immediately, as Rosengarten will need to beat out holdover Daniel Faalele and new signing Josh Jones. However, Faalele lacks Rosengarten's quick feet in pass protection, while Jones has shown to be maddeningly inconsistent during his time with Arizona and Houston.

Roger Rosengarten could start for the Baltimore Ravens

Operating as the blind side protector for left-handed gunslinger Michael Penix Jr. at Washington, Rosengarten was not responsible for one sack allowed during his final two seasons. His improvement as a run blocker from 2022 to 2023 played a huge part in Dillon Johnson's breakout.

Rosengarten has a lot on his plate, as a team with championship aspirations will be asking him to protect one of the best players in the league in Lamar Jackson. When looking at Jones and Faalele on the bench, John Harbaugh must realize that Rosengarten is still his best option.