3 NFL Draft prospects Ravens could select to make Lamar Jackson's life easier

The Ravens need to maximize Jackson's skills

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1. Xavier Worthy, WR, Texas

While drafting Coleman would give the Ravens a stylistic difference in their receiving corps, Worthy would give Baltimore one of the fastest receiver corps in the league. Worthy is the fastest prospect in recent memory, as his two 40-yard dash runs at the NFL Combine produced the best 40-yard time and 10-yard split in recorded history.

Worthy is not a John Ross or Lam Jones (for the old folks out there) more at home running the 100-meter dash than a post route. His speed helps him become a deadly route runner on shorter and intermediate routes as well, and his solid hands helped him become one of Quinn Ewers' safety blankets last year.

Xavier Worthy would be a big boost for Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens.

Worthy is an extremely skinny prospect at around 170 pounds, and pairing him with a fellow svelte wideout in Flowers could cause problems in the run-blocking aspects of Monken's offense and against bigger, more physical cornerbacks at the line of scrimmage.

Worthy is ultimately a gamble, as the Ravens will take a chance on his speed overruling concerns about his size. Given the success Flowers and Marquise Brown have had with Jackson throwing them the ball, Baltimore might feel confident in their chances to make Worthy work in the pros.

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