Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 7/30/13
Even a douche-nozzle like me gets one right every now and then--- and as surely as I predicted Vonta Leach--- the ULTIMATE traditional fullback---- would be back with the Ravens after testing his salary potential around the league, it has come to pass (er, ah, pass-block?).... This is a huge spiritual lift for a team which just lost its main go-to guy under duress---TE Dennis Pitta. Baltimore re-signed Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach Monday afternoon, reportedly to a two-year deal. It comes two days after tight end Dennis Pitta was lost for the year. While Pitta’s loss is a hit to the passing game, Leach’s addition should boost the Ravens running game...AND also their passing game by virtue of his pass-pro ability, not to mention he's got soft hands and can still catch an outlet and make it work. When the Ravens released Leach in mid-June after a contract restructure couldn’t be agreed upon, General Manager Ozzie Newsome said there was still a chance Leach could return...
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