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In that article, I stated there were nine locks or near-locks.

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Nine members from the Ravens’ 2018 draft class will make the 53-man roster Before training camp , I wrote an article posing the question about how many members of the Ravens’ 2018 draft class would make the 53-man roster? Anthony Averett, Kenny Young, Jordan Lasley, DeShon Elliott, and Jaleel Scott.With one preseason game remaining, nine may have been right on the mark, but not the nine I initially predicted. Elliott’s injury could land him on injured reserve, while Lasley and Scott are both not likely to make the team. One of those rookie wide receivers could be stashed on injured reserve or the practice squad. Rookie defensive lineman Zach Sieler was once considered a longshot to make the roster given Baltimore’s depth along the defensive line, but he has played himself into a near-lock consideration. The quiet play from Carl Davis and Bronson Kaufusi has allowed Sieler to explode onto the scene. Offensive tackle Greg Senat has been solid in limited work, but his latest injury could force him on injured reserve. Senat has been a reliable left tackle, and he could serve as the primary backup tackle if he can stay healthy. The other offensive lineman Baltimore selected in the draft, Bradley Bozeman Cheap Mark Andrews Jersey , has played well at guard and center. He is not only fighting for a roster spot, but he could be competing for the starting center job. Against the Dolphins, Bozeman and Matt Skura switched positions. Bozeman took snaps at center, while Skura received snaps at right guard. The Ravens have a tightly contested competition at center that could be decided next week against the Washington Redskins. Updated outlookLocks - Lamar Jackson, Mark Andrews, Hayden Hurst, Orlando Brown Jr., Kenny Young, and Anthony AverettNear-locks - Zach SielerUp in the air - Jordan Lasley and Bradley BozemanCurrently injured - Jaleel Scott (missed preseason game against Miami), Greg Senat, and DeShon ElliottFinal predictionWhen Baltimore ended the 2018 NFL Draft with 12 new players, it was well-known that they would not be able to keep every player on the 53-man roster. Some of those players would end up on the practice squad, injured reserve or another team. The September 1st cutdeadline is rapidly approaching, and the Ravens will have nine members of their 2018 Draft class on their roster: Jackson, Andrews, Hurst, Brown Jr. , Young, Averett, Sieler, Lasley, and Bozeman. The three remaining players — Elliott, Scott, and Senat — will be stashed on injured reserve or the practice squad.10 takeaways from the Ravens 20-19 victory over the Colts The Baltimore Ravens defeated the Indianapolis Colts 20-19 to win their third preseason game. The Ravens played their starters for approximately a quarter, and it was an up and down showing for the first team units. As the September 1st cut down deadline is fast approaching, Baltimore’s roster is beginning to take shape. 1. The Ravens will have an interesting dilemma at returnerTim White was considered to be the favorite in the returner competition, but he made several costly mistakes, including a fumble. His struggles opened the door for Janarion Grant. Similar to last week, Grant had a golden opportunity to gain a sizable advantage in the returner competition, but he failed to deliver. Despite Grant displaying his quickness and elusiveness, his fumble will be the biggest takeaway. With neither player separating themselves, the Ravens will have an interesting decision to make: choose one of the struggling returners or rely on Chris Moore.2. First-team offensive line had a rough showingSign up for Baltimore Beatdown FanPulse!James Hurst and Matt Skura struggled throughout the first half, and the entire offensive line allowed multiple pressures, including a sack to both Lamar Jackson and Joe Flacco. It was a horrendous showing in run-blocking as well. It was not an encouraging sign for the Ravens Cheap Hayden Hurst Jersey , considering they were facing one of the worst defenses in football last season.3. Kenneth Dixon flashed his potentialDixon was one of the bubble players who had the most to prove heading into this game, and he did not disappoint. He finished the night with six carries for 32 yards and three receptions for 24 yards. Most of his production occurred in the first half. Dixon’s spot is still far from secure, but he took a giant step in the right direction. The biggest obstacle he will have to overcome is his health.4. Michael Pierce had another impressive preseason gameAlthough he will likely not be a starter in 2018, Pierce has put together a tremendous preseason. He finished with two total tackles, including one for a loss, and a forced fumble. Unfortunately for Baltimore, his forced fumble resulted in a touchdown, but Pierce made a phenomenal play. Even if he does not start, he will still have a significant role for the Ravens.5. Tim Williams continues his dominant 2018 preseasonWilliams recorded a sack for the second consecutive preseason game, and he will battle with Za’Darius Smith for more snaps. Williams looks faster and more comfortable rushing the passer. The game has seemingly slowed down for him as he has added moves to his pass-rushing arsenal. 6. Greg Senat may earn himself a roster spotSenat was labeled as a practice squad player after Baltimore drafted him in the sixth round. After missing the first couple of weeks of training camp, Senat’s roster chances were slim. However, he has seemingly fought his way up the depth chart. When Ronnie Stanley left the game due to an apparent knee injury, Senat entered the game at left tackle, and he held his own. The Ravens could have utilized several different combinations, including shifting James Hurst to left tackle and inserting Jermaine Eluemunor or Bradley Bozeman at right guard, but they opted to sub in Senat.7. Anthony Averett showed innate instincts in coverageGiven the recent developments of Jimmy Smith, Averett could see an increase in snaps. After having an up and down first two preseason games Eric Weddle Jersey , Averett had a strong showing against the Colts. In a three-play sequence, he stopped a running play, recorded a pass breakup, and then was outstanding in coverage. Averett could be Baltimore’s hidden gem on day three of the 2018 NFL Draft.8. Lamar Jackson’s ugly night is part of the processJackson had the worst performance of his short NFL career, but it might have been the most revealing showing to date. For much of the game, he was inaccurate throwing the ball while also making horrible decisions. However, he battled back and helped put up 10 points, including an incredible touchdown to Chris Moore. Despite the poor blocking and horrible first couple of drives, Jackson persevered.9. Ravens rookie wide receivers failed to make an impact for the third consecutive gameThe biggest storyline of the preseason has been the struggles of Baltimore’s two rookie receivers from the 2018 draft class. Jordan Lasley had one of his worst drops as a Raven that would have been an easy touchdown, while Jaleel Scott also recorded a drop. Outside of the top four receivers, no player has emerged. 10. Breshad Perriman’s impressive performance against the Rams did not help him receive more snaps in Week 2Coming off of his impressive Week 1 performance against the Rams, Perriman’s first snap in Week 2 of the preseason occurred close to the end of the third quarter. The Ravens clearly did not view his performance as a reason to give him more snaps as several other backup receivers took the field before him. Perriman finished with one catch for nine yards.

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