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Baltimore Ravens Select Delaware TE Nick Boyle With 171st Pick

The Ravens got a potential sleeper in the late fifth round.

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<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" data-cards="hidden" lang="en"><p lang="en" dir="ltr">With the 171st overall pick, the Ravens select TE Nick Boyle. Welcome to <a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/RavensNation?src=hash">#RavensNation</a>, Nick! <a href="http://t.co/tOzJMyvRhp">pic.twitter.com/tOzJMyvRhp</a></p>&mdash; Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ravens/status/594581904734584832">May 2, 2015</a></blockquote>

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The Ravens drafted Delaware tight end Nick Boyle with the 35th pick in the fifth round, perhaps trying to snag a sleeper offensive standout from the FCS ranks.

Boyle is a really intriguing prospect. He's huge (around 6'4", 270 lbs.), but not particularly fast (5.00 40-yard dash at the Combine). With those sorts of measurables, you'd expect him to be a blocker, but he excelled as a receiving tight end at Delaware, earning first-team Colonial Athletic Association honors in 2014 and leading all CAA tight ends with 42 receptions in 2013. If Boyle can improve his blocking, the Ravens might have found a gem in the late rounds here.