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3 Players the Ravens Should Target in the 2020 NFL Draft

David Kaestle
Patrick Queen was a standout in the National Championship game for LSU last season.
Patrick Queen was a standout in the National Championship game for LSU last season. / Jamie Schwaberow/Getty Images
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The Baltimore Ravens were arguably the best team in the NFL during the 2019 regular season, but they fell short in the playoffs after losing to the Tennessee Titans in the Divisional Round. With the emergence of Lamar Jackson, the Ravens were one of the league's most exciting teams to watch. However, that does not mean they are without their holes.

With that in mind, let's tale a look at three players the Ravens should target in the 2020 NFL Draft.

1. Trevon Diggs, CB, Alabama

Trevon Diggs could be a great fit with the Baltimore Ravens.
Trevon Diggs could be a great fit with the Baltimore Ravens. / Joe Robbins/Getty Images

The Ravens have two cornerbacks that are set to become free agents in Jimmy Smith and Brandon Carr. While they will likely be out of contention for Florida's C.J. Henderson and Ohio State's Jeff Okudah, Trevon Diggs should be available. He would bring athleticism and youth to Baltimore, and he could help maintain a pass defense that ranked No. 4 in the NFL, according to Football Outsiders' DVOA metrics.

2. Patrick Queen, ILB, LSU

Patrick Queen celebrates during the College Football Playoff.
Patrick Queen celebrates during the College Football Playoff. / Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images

Patrick Queen was a monster for LSU last season and really showed out in the National Championship game. With linebackers Patrick Onwuasor and Pernell McPhee potentially leaving in free agency, Baltimore could look to add some LB depth in the draft, especially since the Ravens lost C.J. Mosley just last year. Queen could fit right in and help improve a run defense that was just the 19th-best unit in the league, per Football Outsiders.

3. Ross Blacklock, DT, TCU

Ross Blacklock during a game for TCU last seaosn.
Ross Blacklock during a game for TCU last seaosn. / Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

As mentioned above, run defense is one of the few areas Baltimore could stand to improve. Clogging up the middle with a run-stuffing defensive tackle should do just that. Ross Blacklock from TCU fits the bill, and should be available when Baltimore picks at No. 28. With Michael Pierce and Domata Peko heading to free agency, grabbing a talent like Blacklock checks a lot of boxes for the Ravens.


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David Kaestle is not a FanDuel employee. In addition to providing DFS gameplay advice, David also participates in DFS contests on FanDuel using his personal account, username davekaestle. While the strategies and player selections recommended in his articles are his personal views, he may deploy different strategies and player selections when entering contests with his personal account. The views expressed in their articles are the author's alone and do not necessarily reflect the views of FanDuel.

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