3 Ravens who could lose starting spots after NFL Draft

The Ravens could unseat some big-name veterans
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1. WR Rashod Bateman

The Ravens are going to give Bateman one more chance to show that he is worth his first-round pick designation. Even though Nelson Agholor was retained, the Ravens will likely head into the season with Bateman as the WR2, barring Baltimore targeting a receiver in this draft class.

After a subpar class in 2023, the 2024 wideout group might be one of the best in recent memory. As many as a dozen prospects have been projected to be first-round players at some point in the last few months, and the Ravens might need to take advantage of this depth to give Jackson another toy.

The Baltimore Ravens could draft a receiver to compete with Rashod Bateman

Names like Texas' Adonai Mitchell, Oregon's Troy Franklin, and Florida State's Keon Coleman are just a few of the names that could be available at No. 30 overall. If those three are off the market, look for Florida's Ricky Pearsall, Washington's Ja'Lynn Polk, and North Carolina's Tez Walker on Day 2.

The Ravens are placing a ton of trust in Bateman, but they will need one more playmaker if Baltimore wants to compete with high-octane passing offenses in Kansas City, Cincinnati, and Houston. The former Minnesota star may not have taken enough of a big step forward to warrant eschewing a top pick.