NFL Draft Grades: Ravens Picks Look Good, As Usual

The Baltimore Ravens are consistently one of the best drafting teams in the NFL. The Ravens were picking late in the first round this year and traded completely out of the first to Round 2. Yet they were still able to pick a player that many teams had graded out as a first round talent -- Alabama LB Courtney Upshaw.

Iowa State OT/G Kelechi Osemele bolsters the offensive line and gives them some flexibility. Bernard Pierce is a solid third round pick, even if the Ravens just hope Ray Rice signs a new deal so they don't have to worry about it.

GM Ozzie Newsome is consistently one of the best drafting GMs in the NFL. There's a strong argument that he might be the best. The Ravens also have plenty of talented players already on defense, which should bode well for Upshaw.

Here's a look at all the Ravens draft picks.

For more on the Ravens, visit Baltimore Beatdown. For more on the draft, visit Mocking The Draft. Check out our previous NFL Draft grades for day one and day two.

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