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Baltimore Ravens' mock draft roundup

A look at what the national media is predicting for the Baltimore Ravens with the 17th overall pick:

Don Banks, Sports Illustrated

Posted: March 18

Pick: Calvin Pryor, FS, Louisville

Banks' comment: "Pryor plays the more physical game [than Ha Ha Clinton-Dix] and also has that Ed Reed-like quality of always being able to find the football. Even with the selection of safety Matt Elam in the first round last year, Pryor gives Baltimore a potential impact player in the defensive backfield, and helps offset the expected subtraction of free-agent safety James Ihedigbo."

Bucky Brooks, NFL.com

Posted: March 25

Pick: Zack Martin, OT, Notre Dame

Brooks' comment: "Gary Kubiak's arrival in Baltimore will change the core traits the Ravens' personnel department looks for in offensive linemen. Martin's athleticism, balance and technical skills are ideal fits for the Ravens' new zone-based blocking scheme."

Charlie Campbell, Walter Football

Posted: March 26

Pick: Calvin Pryor, FS, Louisville

Campbell's comment: "The Ravens spent last year's first-round pick on a safety, but they'll strongly consider doubling up if they can get Calvin Pryor. Darian Stewart is currently favored to start next to Matt Elam, and he was a Rams' cast-off. That should tell you how dire the situation is."

Charles Davis, NFL.com

Posted: March 18

Pick: Eric Ebron, TE, North Carolina

Davis' comment: "Not a need pick, but too talented to pass up if he lasts this long."

Doug Farrar, Sports Illustrated

Posted: April 1

Pick: Calvin Pryor, FS, Louisville

Farrar's comment: "What we do know is that the team wants to move 2013 first-rounder Matt Elam to strong safety, leaving it in the lurch when it comes to deep coverage. Pryor, who I actually like a bit better than Clinton-Dix, is physical in the run game and can handle everything from slot duty to center field. He’s not quite as fast as Earl Thomas, but he plays with a similar disregard for his own body -- and the bodies of his opponents."

Daniel Jeremiah, NFL Network

Posted: March 20

Pick: Calvin Pryor, FS, Louisville

Jeremiah's comment: "The Ravens took a safety in the first round last year, but they need another one after the departure of James Ihedigbo in free agency."

Pat Kirwan, CBS Sports

Posted: March 28

Pick: Ra'shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota

Kirwan's comment: "The Ravens lost Arthur Jones in free agency and Haloti Ngata isn't getting any younger. It's hard to find 6-6 defensive linemen who can line up anywhere along the front."

Ourlads' Scouting Service

Posted: March 26

Pick: Zack Martin, OT, Notre Dame

Ourlads' comment: "The Ravens need help at center, guard and tackle. Martin fills one of the three positions. He projects inside from left tackle. He will get a chance to play on the edge first because he uses his hands well and is an efficient pass protector. Intense and focused. Good body control and balance."

Pete Prisco, CBS Sports

Posted: March 26

Pick: Ra'shede Hageman, DT, Minnesota

Prisco's comment: "They lost Arthur Jones, so they take a bigger replacement."

Rob Rang, CBS Sports

Posted: April 1

Pick: Ha Ha Clinton-Dix, FS, Alabama

Rang's comment: "The Ravens plan to shift last year's first round pick, Matt Elam, over from free safety to strong safety. Clinton-Dix boasts the range and ball-skills to complement him. The tandem would give the Ravens the formidable duo in the deep patrol to handle the explosive passing offenses of the AFC's powerhouses."

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