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Poll: Who will make the sophomore jump?

6/10/2014

The Baltimore Ravens didn't get much production out of their 2013 draft class, but the team may lean on its second-year players more this season.

Which player is primed to make the biggest sophomore jump?

  • Inside linebacker Arthur Brown primarily played on passing downs after being selected in the second round last year. Brown was projected to start before the Ravens drafted C.J. Mosley in the first round last month. He has been impressive in offseason practices, and he'll compete for a starting job.

  • Marlon Brown was the best rookie on offense last season, making 49 receptions and catching seven touchdown passes. He won't have to start after the Ravens signed Steve Smith in free agency. But Brown will still play a major role as the No. 3 wide receiver.

  • Matt Elam was the only rookie draft pick to start last season. Elam, though, didn't consistently make plays because he played out of position at free safety. He has moved to strong safety this year and has embraced a leadership role.

  • Rick Wagner played 131 snaps last season in a backup role. The fifth-round pick from a year ago is now penciled in to replace Michael Oher as the starting right tackle.

  • Defensive tackle Brandon Williams was limited to seven games as a rookie, primarily due to a lingering toe injury. The third-round pick is competing for the open starting spot left by Arthur Jones' departure in free agency.

Record your vote on the second-year player who will make the biggest improvement this season. Then, send us your thoughts on that player to the Ravens mailbag. Your comments could be used on the blog later this week.