The Baltimore Ravens capped off their draft last week, after making seven picks in the NFL Draft. Each draft pick will have to sign a rookie contract, for them to play in 2017. Today, the Ravens signed five of their seven draft picks to their rookie contracts. These players are first round selection Marlon Humphrey (CB – Alabama), second round selection Tyus Bowser (LB – Houston), fourth round selection Nico Siragusa (G – San Diego State), fifth round selection Jermaine Eluemunor (G – Texas A&M), and sixth round selection Chuck Clark (S – Virginia Tech). Both of the third round selections by the Ravens have yet to sign, these players are Chris Wormley (DE – Michigan), and Tim Williams (LB – Alabama).
The Ravens also assigned numbers to each of their seven draft picks. Marlon Humphrey will wear #29, Tyus Bowser will wear #54, Chris Wormley will wear #93, Tim Williams will wear #56, Nico Siragusa will wear #65, Jermaine Eluemunor will wear #71, and Chuck Clark will wear #36.
The Ravens have also signed 16 Undrafted Free Agents since the NFL Draft. These players will fight to make the roster during rookie minicamp and later team activities. The undrafted free agents who signed with the Ravens are Kenny Allen (P – Michigan), Quincy Adeboyejo (WR – Mississippi), CJ Beard (WR – Tennessee-Chattanooga), Bam Bradly (ILB – Pittsburgh), Omarius Bryant (DE – Western Kentucky), Carlos Davis (CB – Mississippi), Daniel Henry (S – New Mexico), Brandon Kublanow (C – Georgia), Taquan Mizzell (RB – Virginia), Ricky Ortiz (FB – Oregon State), Tim Patrick (WR – Utah), Donald Payne (LB – Stetson), Patrick Richard (DE – Maine), Maurquice Shakir (G – Middle Tennessee State), Zach Terrell (QB – Western Michigan), and Tim White (WR – Arizona State).
Most of the rookies who were drafted will be locks on the roster for next season, however, late rounders such as Chuck Clark and the undrafted free agent class will be fighting to make the roster. The Ravens are starting their two day rookie minicamp today, and each rookie will look to stand out among the others. We will keep you updated with any major news for the rookies, who are on their quest for NFL stardom.