Ranking Ravens' biggest NFL Draft Day 3 gems of the last decade

The Ravens have made it a habit to land late-round studs

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2. Chuck Clark (186th overall, 2017)

Clark's post-Ravens career got off to the worst start possible, as the ironman who never missed a game due to injury in his Baltimore tenure tore his ACL almost immediately after being traded to the New York Jets. Before that injury, Clark was the picture of consistency for Baltimore's defense.

Clark spent six seasons with the Ravens, four of which he spent as a reliable starter. Clark tallied at least 80 tackles and at least four passes broken up per season for three years on the bounce while establishing himself as a hard-hitting tone-setter for one of the league's best overall defensive units.

Chuck Clark was a solid starter for the Baltimore Ravens.

Clark is another great example of Baltimore's player development at work. Clark came into the league without great speed and needed to prove himself as a special teamer, and he eventually molded himself into a veteran leader who could execute Wink Martindale's vision to perfection.

While the Ravens were able to replace and upgrade on Clark by drafting Kyle Hamilton and Geno Stone while signing Marcus Williams, his tenure in Baltimore will be locked back on quite fondly with the benefit of retrospect. Hopefully, the Jets will be able to see exactly why Clark was so beloved in Baltimore.