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Kiper's Grade 'A' draft: Ravens land No. 1 OL and J.J. Watt's brother

The Baltimore Ravens are linked to the top offensive lineman and the draft's most popular sibling in Mel Kiper Jr.'s latest three-round mock, which is based on him being the general manager (and not projecting picks based on what he's hearing around the league).

Kiper has the Ravens taking Western Kentucky guard Forrest Lamp and Wisconsin pass-rusher T.J. Watt with their first two picks.

Lamp, the consensus top offensive lineman in this draft, would not be a popular pick. The Ravens need playmakers at pass-rusher and wide receiver. So, taking an interior offensive lineman doesn't seem to be the immediate impact player who will help Baltimore reach the playoffs for the first time since 2014.

Plus, the Ravens have Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda and believe Alex Lewis' best position is guard. Lamp is a sound technician and can be a 10-year starter in the NFL, but Baltimore has bigger priorities at the No. 16 overall pick.

Watt compares more to former Ravens second-round pick Paul Kruger than his older brother J.J., a three-time NFL defensive player of the year. He played only one season season as a full-time starter, but he posted impressive numbers. Watt totaled 63 tackles (15.5 for loss) and 11.5 sacks.

In the third round, Kiper has the Ravens drafting Michigan tight end Jake Butt and Louisiana Tech wide receiver Carlos Henderson.

Butt is a reliable and productive target who probably would've been taken in the first two rounds if not for tearing his anterior cruciate ligament in the Capital One Orange Bowl. It would be surprising to see the Ravens take a tight end in the draft because it's one of the team's deepest positions with Dennis Pitta, Benjamin Watson, Crockett Gillmore, Nick Boyle, Maxx Williams and Darren Waller.

Henderson would help the Ravens in two areas. He's a deep threat as well as a returner (Kiper has him as his No. 2 returner in this draft). Henderson ranked fourth in the FBS with 23 total touchdowns (19 receiving, two rushing and two kickoff returns), even though he missed two games with an ankle injury. The Ravens have struggled to find an explosive and dependable returner since parting ways with Jacoby Jones two years ago.