Grades for Falcons-Ravens
Here are the top takeaways and highest-graded players from the Ravens-Falcons game, including the highest graded players from each team:
–Undrafted rookie free agent C Nick Easton continued to impress with a +2.4 overall grade. Easton has now graded positively in all four preseason games after allowing just 1 QB hurry, and earning a +7.7 run blocking grade.
–Former 2013 second rounder ILB Arthur Brown finished with a game-best +5.4 overall grade after earning positive marks in run defense, pass coverage and pass rushing. He’s shown nothing in his first two seasons.
–Third-round pick NT Carl Davis (+2.6) continued his strong preseason play, with his third game of +2.0 or higher. Davis maintained the solid run defense that he has marked his entry into the NFL and also added a sack and a batted pass.
ILB Arthur Brown (+5.4)
LE Kapron Lewis-Moore (+4.2)
CB Asa Jackson (+2.8)
NT Carl Davis (+2.6)
ILB Andrew Bose (+2.5)
–Rookie fifth-rounder DT Grady Jarrett led the team with a +2.5 overall grade, picking up 5 run stops and a sack.
–LG Jared Smith earned a game-low -6.9 overall grade, and had a tough time both in the run game (-5.2) and in pass protection (4 hurries allowed).
–DT Joey Mbu’s -4.5 overall grade was the worst of any Falcons defender. Mbu struggled against the run (-3.6), and failed to record a pressure in his 20 pass rushes.
DT Grady Jarrett (+2.5)
FB Collin Mooney (+1.3)
CB Kevin White (+1.2)
LB Derek Akunne (+1.1)
DE O’Brien Schofield (+0.9)