Which Ravens Should Make the Pro Bowl?

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The Pro Bowl might not matter, but it is useful to delineate between the good players and the players who have been Pro Bowl-caliber. The Baltimore Ravens have their fair share of Pro Bowl-caliber players in all three phases. Let’s take a look at how many Ravens should be heading to Florida for the Pro Bowl.

Deserving Candidates

Patrick Ricard

Patrick Ricard should make his third-straight Pro Bowl. He has been the best fullback in the AFC since he made the full-time conversion in 2019. He does most of his work as a blocker, but he has been helpful as a receiver on his 13 targets. His Pro Bowl case took a slight hit with him missing Week 14, but last season, he missed one game and was still selected. Ricard would likely get in based on his popularity at the position, but he is a deserving pick this season. Ricard has earned a 74.6 overall offensive grade on the season with a career-best 88.1 run-blocking grade.

Mark Andrews

Mark Andrews has had the best season by a tight end regardless of conference. He leads all tight ends with 75 catches and 926 yards, and he is tied for fourth in touchdowns at the position. He is the highest-graded tight end in the AFC, and he should be a shoo-in pick for his second Pro Bowl. The real question with Andrews is if he will earn his first All-Pro nod. Statistically, Andrews is the top tight end, but George Kittle is having a dominant stretch of games, and Travis Kelce is a bigger name. Kittle missed three games, but he has earned an All-Pro nod despite missing time before (2019). If Kittle misses any more time, Andrews should be a lock, but otherwise, Andrews will need to continue to be elite to get the All-Pro spot.

Justin Tucker

Justin Tucker will have stiff popularity competition from Chris Boswell and Nick Folk, but Tucker has been the AFC’s best kicker. He has the highest field-goal conversion rate (93.3%) in the conference, the longest field goal in NFL history (66 yards), and he has not missed an extra point. Boswell and Folk are also over 90%, but both of them have missed multiple extra points. As with Andrews, the question with Tucker is the All-Pro spot. Tucker is competing with Matt Gay. Gay has missed just two total kicks on the season, one field goal and one extra point. It will be difficult to deny Gay if he continues his 26-for-27 streak of field goals, but Tucker has the individual moments that could put him over the top.

Devin Duvernay

Devin Duvernay leads the NFL in punt return yards and punt-return average. His kick returning has been solid as well as he ranks in the middle of the pack in terms of kick-return average. Duvernay has been a consistent weapon for the Ravens, keeping them out of the bottom five in terms of average starting field position. Like Andrews and Tucker, Duvernay has a realistic shot of being the All-Pro for his spot: punt returner. Jakeem Grant did break the first punt-return touchdown of the season in Week 14, but Duvernay still beats him out in overall yardage and yards per return. Will voters prioritize Grant’s touchdown or Duvernay’s consistency?

Players Who Could Sneak In

Lamar Jackson

This would be a pure popularity pick. Lamar Jackson has not had a great season, but he is one of the most popular players in the NFL. There are not many stats that back up the selection of Jackson, but he is in the top 10 in yards per pass attempt, comebacks, game-winning drives, rushing yards, yards per rush attempt, and total offense. He would be a bad pick, but he could be picked regardless.

Marquise Brown

Marquise Brown has had a good season for the Ravens, but it is not quite Pro Bowl-caliber. He did miss a game, but he is ninth among AFC wide receivers in receiving yards and tied for fifth in receiving touchdowns. He will likely be on the outside looking in with Ja’Marr Chase, Tyreek Hill, Stefon Diggs, and Diontae Johnson (among others) earning spots. Brown may not be a Pro Bowler, but he has had a breakout season.

Calais Campbell

Calais Campbell made the Pro Bowl last season despite shaky play. He has been better this season, but the cast of AFC defensive tackles has improved. Cameron Heyward and Chris Jones should be locks. Jeffery Simmons and DeForest Buckner likely cannot be passed up because of their production. Even Quinnen Williams has a solid argument and the New York Jets fanbase behind him. Campbell ranks third among AFC interior players in PFF grade. Among those that have played 500 snaps, he ranks third in run-defense grade and sixth in pass-rush grade. Like Brown, he has had a good season, but other players deserve it more.

Nick Moore & Chris Board

Both long snapper and the special teams spots are crapshoots when it comes to the Pro Bowl. With Baltimore’s general popularity in Pro Bowl voting, Nick Moore and Chris Board are worth mentioning here. Moore’s predecessor Morgan Cox made four Pro Bowls with the Ravens. Board is Baltimore’s representative on the NFL.com voting page.

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Ryan Potts is an avid football and baseball fan. He covers the NFL and Major League Baseball, focusing on the Baltimore Ravens and Atlanta Braves.