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The Best Baltimore Ravens First-Round Picks In The NFL Draft

Updated November 5, 2019 823 votes 55 voters24 items

List RulesBased only on career success with Baltimore Ravens. Only picks made during Super Bowl era (since 1967).

The Baltimore Ravens' first-round draft picks have been a tremendous success from the start. In fact, the first two Ravens draft picks in franchise history, Ray Lewis and Jonathan Ogden, both made the Hall of Fame. They are joined by Ed Reed among the best draft picks in Baltimore Ravens history, which include some of the best NFL players of all time. With two Super Bowls, three Hall of Famers, and numerous Pro Bowlers, whatever the Ravens are doing in the NFL draft, it seems to be working.

So who has been the top first-round draft pick in Ravens history? The stats below reflect only players' time spent with the Ravens, and that's what you should consider when voting. How much did these players help the team that drafted them?

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  • Ed Reed1

    Overall selection: 24 (2002)

    Stats
    160 games played, 61 interceptions (7 touchdowns), 13 fumble recoveries (2 touchdowns), 11 fumbles forced

    Achievements
    2019 Hall of Fame inductee
    2004 Defensive Player of the Year
    9-time Pro Bowl selection (2003-2004, 2006-2012)
    5-time first-team All-Pro (2004, 2006-2008, 2010)
    Super Bowl XLVII champion

  • Ray Lewis2

    Overall selection: 26 (1996)

    Stats
    228 games played, 41.5 sacks, 31 interceptions (3 touchdowns), 20 fumble recoveries, 19 fumbles forced, 2,055 tackles

    Achievements
    2018 Hall of Fame inductee
    2-time Defensive Player of the Year (2000, 2003)
    13-time Pro Bowl selection (1997-2001, 2003-2004, 2006-2011)
    7-time first-team All-Pro (1999-2001, 2003-2004, 2008-2009)
    2-time Super Bowl champion (Super Bowl XXXV, Super Bowl XLVII)

  • Lamar Jackson3
    44
    8

    Lamar Jackson

    Overall selection: 32 (2018)

    Stats
    16 games played, 1,201 passing yards (6 touchdowns, 3 interceptions), 84.5 QB rating, 695 rushing yards (5 touchdowns)

  • Jonathan Ogden4

    Overall selection: 4 (1996)

    Stats
    177 games played, 10 fumble recoveries

    Achievements
    2013 Hall of Fame inductee
    11-time Pro Bowl selection (1997-2007)
    4-time first-team All-Pro (1997, 2000, 2002-2003)
    Super Bowl XXXV champion

  • Jamal Lewis5

    Overall selection: 5 (2000)

    Stats
    91 games played, 7,801 rushing yards (45 touchdowns), 1,365 receiving yards (2 touchdowns)

    Achievements
    2003 Offensive Player of the Year
    2003 Pro Bowl selection
    2003 first-team All-Pro
    Super Bowl XXXV champion

  • Joe Flacco6

    Overall selection: 18 (2008)

    Stats
    163 games played, 38,245 passing yards (212 touchdowns, 136 interceptions), 84.1 QB rating

    Achievements
    Super Bowl XLVII champion

  • Marlon Humphrey7
    34
    9

    Marlon Humphrey

    Overall selection: 16 (2017)

    Stats
    30 games played, 4 interceptions

  • Terrell Suggs8

    Overall selection: 10 (2003)

    Stats
    229 games played, 132.5 sacks, 33 fumbles forced, 14 fumble recoveries (1 touchdown), 7 interceptions (2 touchdowns)

    Achievements
    2011 Defensive Player of the Year
    2003 Defensive Rookie of the Year
    7-time Pro Bowl selection (2004, 2006, 2008, 2010-2011, 2013, 2017)
    2011 first-team All-Pro
    Super Bowl XLVII champion

  • Chris McAlister9
    25
    4

    Chris McAlister

    Overall selection: 10 (1999)

    Stats
    135 games played, 26 interceptions (5 touchdowns), 8 fumble recoveries (1 touchdown)

    Achievements
    3-time Pro Bowl selection (2003-2004, 2006)
    2003 first-team All-Pro
    Super Bowl XXXV champion

  • Haloti Ngata10

    Overall selection: 12 (2006)

    Stats
    135 games played, 25.5 sacks, 5 interceptions, 5 fumble recoveries (1 touchdown)

    Achievements
    5-time Pro Bowl selection (2009-2013)
    2-time first-team All-Pro (2010-2011)
    Super Bowl XLVII

  • Ronnie Stanley11
    25
    5

    Ronnie Stanley

    Overall selection: 6 (2016)

    Stats
    42 games played

  • Jimmy Smith12

    Overall selection: 27 (2011)

    Stats
    98 games played, 13 interceptions (2 touchdowns)

    Achievements
    Super Bowl XLVII champion

  • Peter Boulware13
    25
    8

    Peter Boulware

    Overall selection: 4 (1997)

    Stats
    126 games played, 70 sacks, 14 fumbles forced

    Achievements
    4-time Pro Bowl selection (1998-1999, 2002-2003)
    Super Bowl XXXV champion

  • Todd Heap14
    24
    6

    Todd Heap

    Overall selection: 31 (2001)

    Stats
    133 games played, 5,492 receiving yards (41 touchdowns)

    Achievements
    2-time Pro Bowl selection (2002-2003)

  • C.J. Mosley15

    Overall selection: 17 (2014)

    Stats
    77 games played, 9 interceptions (1 touchdown), 5 fumble recoveries (1 touchdown), 8.5 sacks

    Achievements
    4-time Pro Bowl selection (2014, 2016-2018)

  • Michael Oher16

    Overall selection: 23 (2009)

    Stats
    80 games played, 2 fumble recoveries

    Achievements
    Super Bowl XLVII champion

  • Duane Starks17

    Overall selection: 10 (1998)

    Stats
    62 games played, 20 interceptions (1 touchdown)

    Achievements
    Super Bowl XXXV champion

  • Mark Jermaine Clayton18
    15
    9

    Mark Jermaine Clayton

    Overall selection: 22 (2005)

    Stats
    76 games played, 3,116 passing yards (12 touchdowns), 112 rushing yards (2 touchdowns)

  • Ben Grubbs19

    Overall selection: 29 (2007)

    Stats
    74 games played, 3 tackles, 1 fumble recovery

    Achievements
    2011 Pro Bowl selection

  • Hayden Hurst20

    Overall selection: 25 (2018)

    Stats
    12 games played, 163 receiving yards (1 touchdowns)

  • Travis Taylor21
    7
    12

    Travis Taylor

    Overall selection: 10 (2000)

    Stats
    67 games, 2,758 receiving yards (15 touchdowns)

    Achievements
    Super Bowl XXXV champion

  • Kyle Boller22

    Overall selection: 19 (2003)

    Stats
    53 games played, 7,846 passing yards (45 touchdowns, 44 interceptions), 71.9 QB rating

  • Matt Elam23

    Overall selection: 32 (2013)

    Stats
    41 games played, 2 fumble recoveries, 130 tackles

  • Breshad Perriman24

    Overall selection: 26 (2015)

    Stats
    27 games played, 576 receiving yards (3 touchdowns)