In 2016 the Baltimore Ravens were about as average as you can get. The team finished 8-8, No. 17 in the league in offense, and scored only 22 points more than they gave up on the season. One place Baltimore was below average was in passing yards. The team was No. 24 in the league and veteran Steve Smith Sr. retired.
Suffice to say, if the Ravens want to be more than average in 2017, boosting the passing game is going to be a key. That s just what Kyle Barber of Baltimore Beatdown did with his first-round pick in the SB Nation NFL writers mock draft.
Barber: The biggest needs for Cheap Oakland Raiders Jerseys the Baltimore Ravens include wide receiver, pass rush, and tackle; with Mike Williams dropping to 16, Baltimore Beatdown is thrilled with this pick.
The Lakers are serious danger of falling into the third-worst spot, hurting their odds of keeping their pick altogether. If L.A. picks fourth or later, the pick moves to the 76ers. Meanwhile, the Nets recent winning ways could vault them ahead of both teams.
Who has the tougher schedule? Every game is tough for these teams. A lacking pass rush looked like it was going to be a major problem for the Cowboys Cheap Official Jerseys in 2016, but the lack of a double-digit sack artist didn t slow the team down much. Still, Randy Gregory isn t coming back in 2017, and Benson Mayowa led the team with just six sacks.
Replacing the production of DeMarcus Ware isn t easy, but the Cowboys have to give it a shot and add another young player to the mix, if not more than one.
What s at stake: The Lakers will lose their first-round pick this year and in 2019 if it falls outside of the top three. That s all the reason in the world to shut it down.