A three-time All-Pro selection, Leonard is one of the few inside linebackers powerful enough to shed pulling blockers and fast enough to track down the Ravens’ speedy run-game weapons. In the Colts’ 24-10 loss to the Ravens last season, he had a season-high 15 tackles, including 13 solo stops and one for loss. It wasn’t cleanup duty, either; only two of his 12 tackles came on runs of 6-plus yards.
The Baltimore Ravens lost a good amount of production from the edge position during the 2021 offseason. The team saw Matthew Judon, Yannick Ngakoue, and Jihad Ward leave in free agency, creating a huge need at pass rusher. While the Ravens did end up re-signing edge defenders Tyus Bowser and Pernell McPhee, along with draft Odafe Oweh and Daelin Hayes, Baltimore doesn’t have a ton of pass rushing juice from the position right now.
The Baltimore Ravens have a great 2021 rookie class. The Ravens released a video of when they saw their Baltimore jerseys for the first time