Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 3/27/12
It's hard to really visualize Ray Rice holding out from his franchise tag status this summer...but I suppose it is technically possible.So that leaves... Anthony Allen coming off IR and 3rd-team for most of last year, with 3 carries for all of 8 yards on the season, and... Oh yeah, almost forgot to register it--- Ricky Williams has retired. Give me Anthony Allen over Brandon Jacobs... Allen is 23 years old, 6-0, 230, and was drafted in the 7th round last year out of Georgia Tech...he's fresh and should be ready to go in case Rice can't...I may be wrong, but Brandon Jacobs has lost more than a step the past two years...and would not be the answer the Ravens are seeking at RB.There's a lot of talk around Baltimore about signing free agent Brandon Jacobs, the big back who was released by the Giants a couple of weeks ago.Don't.Jacobs is not the same guy he was three years ago. He still had something left in those knees and ankles then. Now, not so much... Jacobs was due $4.9 million in ...
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