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2016 NFL Mock Draft: Ravens look to bolster defense with 6th pick in Phinsider community mock

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With the sixth overall pick in the 2016 Phinsider Community Mock Draft, the Baltimore Ravens select....

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The Phinsider Community Draft moves on to the sixth pick this afternoon, and there still has not been a quarterback to come off the board. While the Baltimore Ravens, who hold this pick, are not likely to take a passer given Joe Flacco's presence on the roster, they could start to feel the impacts of non-quarterbacks being selected.

The Ravens have to address their offensive line along with their linebackers and secondary in the Draft. They could look in either direction with this pick, so how will scrappy the wildcat, who is selecting for the Ravens in our mock, use his pick? He looks defense:

With the sixth overall pick in the Phinsider Community Mock Draft, scrappy the wildcat selects for the Baltimore Ravens, Vernon Hargreaves III, cornerback, Florida.

Hey look it's no secret that the Ravens defense has been susceptible to the big play over the last couple of seasons. Therefore if the draft falls this way I feel like it's a no-brainer for Ozzie Newsome to select the best CB remaining on the board who for my money is  Vernon Hargreaves III.

You might say something like .... "But Scrappy he's only 5'10" and he only ran a 4.50 at the combine" look IDC ... he plays well in all coverage styles and is a beast of a competitor. A guy who loves football and has a desire to win. He more than makes up for lack of speed with instincts and anticipation. I would really rather he fall to the Dolphins but with Deforest Buckner off the board (thanks to the always controversial xkar25) VH3 is the pick at #6 overall to the Baltimore Ravens.


The Ravens may be the first team to have the Browns' non-quarterback selection impact their pick. Assuming Cleveland took a quarterback, the Jaguars could have then selected DeForest Buckner, which would have left Joey Bosa on the board for Baltimore. That did not happen, and it leaves the Ravens trying to find the right pick to select here. Offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley could be in play here, but Ozzie Newsome does like to build his dominant defenses, and this pick could be used to shore up the secondary.

Completed Draft Picks:

1 - Tennessee Titans - Phinaholic - Laremy Tunsil, OT, Ole Miss
2 - Cleveland Browns - xkar25 - DeForest Buckner, DE, Oregon
3 - San Diego Chargers - Blaze453 - Jalen Ramsey, S, Florida State
4 - Dallas Cowboys - tapp35 - Myles Jack, LB, UCLA
5 - Jacksonville Jaguars - Agent J 78 - Joey Bosa, DE, Ohio State
6 - Baltimore Ravens - scrappy the wildcat - Vernon Hargreaves III, CB, Florida

Next Picks:

7 - San Francisco 49ers - Andy in Omaha - Posting Sunday morning
8 - Philadelphia Eagles (from Miami) - dolphinfan4lyfe - Posting Sunday afternoon