The Baltimore Sun reports Ravens C Gino Gradkowski "remains the frontrunner" to replace Matt Birk despite Baltimore's sixth-round selection of G/C Ryan Jensen.
The Ravens are expected to hand center duties over to Gino Gradkowski after Matt Birk announced his retirement on Friday.
Ravens agreed to terms with No. 98 overall pick G/C Gino Gradkowski on a four-year contract.
According to CSN Bay Area's Matt Maiocco, 49ers GM Trent Baalke had a "noticeable reaction" in the draft room when the Ravens grabbed G/C Gino Gradkowski early in the fourth round after San Francisco had traded back.
No. 98 pick Gino Gradkowski, No. 60 pick Kelechi Osemele, and 2011 third-round pick Jah Reid are expected to compete for the Ravens' vacant left guard job.
Ravens selected Delaware G/C Gino Gradkowski with the No. 98 overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.