Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 11/17/14
The Baltimore Ravens, coming off a 2013 Super Bowl title, have holes on both sides of the ball that needs addressing starting with a middle linebacker to replace retired and future Hall Of Famer Ray Lewis.The holes don't stop their on the defensive side after Ed Reed left for the Houston Texans and the team cut Bernard Pollard.The team has a need in the secondary along with a replacement for the traded Anquan Boldin. In the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft the Baltimore Ravens have a few directions they could go based on having 12 picks.The team could elect to trade up earlier in the first round to select a higher-rated player such as a Manti Te'o or Tavon Austin. While they could elect to trade back to the second round to gain another draft pick as well. First Round Selection: ILB Kevin Minter from LSUMinter gives them a player that has a great work ethic and has put up numbers in big games for the Tigers. Other options: Trade up for a wide receiver such as DeAndre Hopkins from Cl...
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