Dec 29, 2013; Cincinnati, OH, USA; Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice (27) runs the ball during the fourth quarter against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Bengals defeated the Ravens 34-17. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Baltimore Ravens Team Needs and Offseason Headquarters Page

Just one year removed from winning the Super Bowl, the Baltimore Ravens fell short of the playoffs after all those veteran players left and changed teams, but they were just one win away from the playoffs.

This team isn’t far away from contending again, as their record indicates, but they are once again going to have some obstacles to overcome. First of all, what happens with Ray Rice after he’s been indicted? Will the NFL suspend him?

How will the addition of Steve Smith impact this team? Unlike last year, the Ravens didn’t make a huge splash in free agency this year other than bringing in Smith, so their more underrated additions will be counted on to make a significant impact.

Player Movement

Players Lost

  • S James Ihedigbo (Lions)
  • WR Tandon Doss (Jaguars)
  • OT Michael Oher (Titans)
  • LB Jameel McClain (Giants)
  • CB Corey Graham (Bills)
  • DL Arthur Jones (Colts)
  • FB Vonta Leach (released)

Players Added

  • OT Eugene Monroe (re-signed)
  • NT Terrance Cody (re-signed)
  • RB Justin Forsett (Jaguars)
  • TE Owen Daniels (Texans)
  • C Jeremy Zuttah (trade, Buccaneers — 2015 late round pick)
  • S Darian Stewart (Rams)
  • WR Steve Smith (Panthers)
  • LB Daryl Smith (re-signed)
  • S Jeromy Miles (re-signed)
  • KR/WR Jacoby Jones (re-signed)
  • LB Albert McLellan (re-signed)
  • TE Dennis Pitta (re-signed)

Ravens Top Team Needs

1. Wide Receiver

Steve Smith was added as a stop-gap, but the Ravens need to find a long term #1 or #2 to pair with Torrey Smith.

2. Right Tackle

With Michael Oher gone to Tennessee, the Ravens need to utilize the draft to find a replacement at the right tackle position.

3. Safety

Baltimore drafted Matt Elam in the first round last year, but he needs  running mate on the back end of their defense. James Ihedigbo bolted for Detroit, making this an even more pressing need.

4. Defensive End

5. Cornerback

6. Running Back

7. Punter 

Draft Picks

1 (17)
2 (48)
3 (79)
3 (99) – comp.
4 (114)
4 (134) – comp.
4 (138) – comp.
5 (175) – comp.
6 (194)

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