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Fantasy football: Evaluating the Baltimore Ravens backfield

Heading into the season, many thought the Baltimore Ravens rushing attack would be lost after the suspension of Ray Rice. Five weeks in, now fantasy owners are lost in evaluating the status of Baltimore’s “three-headed monster” approach to rushing the football. Head coach John Harbaugh has maintained his stance of using the running back by committee, further complicating...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Recap: With Pitta’s injury fresh, Ravens win 23-21 at the Dawg Pound

MVP Lorenzo Taliaferro Entering this game in Cleveland, Lorenzo Taliaferro had zero carries in his NFL career.  That fact would make his breakthrough in this game all the less probable, however, in reality, this was eminent.  Despite strong play from Forsett, there is a noticeable lack of strength running between the tackles, and absent a crease, he has a hard time creating yards...
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September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Is Justin Forsett just keeping the job warm for Lorenzo Taliaferro

At 6’0”, 229-pounds, Taliaferro processes a ground-and-pound style, one who can push a pile and earn yards after contact, something that Forsett and Bernard Pierce lack in their repertoire. Tailiaferro led all backs in carriers over the preseason with 65. That doesn’t say a whole lot, but Forsett and Pierce combining for 37 carries does. When the joke of a two game suspension...
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September 10, 2014  |  Discuss

5 things we learned from the Ravens 37-30 win over the Cowboys

1. Lorenzo Taliaferro is a workhorse. 16 carries for 59 yards may not seem like an amazing line, but the quality of those yards was evident on tape.  He was decisive, and no matter the situation, always seemed to find yards.  He singlehandedly carried the offense down field at times on their touchdown-scoring third quarter drive where his plunge into the endzone made the Cowboys...
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August 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Lorenzo Taliaferro arrested early Tuesday

The Ravens offseason just keeps getting worse at the running back position. Lorenzo Taliaferro, the Coastal Carolina running back selected in the fourth round, 138th overall, was reportedly arrested early Tuesday morning near his hometown of Yorktown, Va. The Williamsburg Police Department has reportedly charged Taliaferro with misdemeanor destruction of property and public drunkenness...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Fourth-Round Pick RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Arrested Saturday

  Baltimore Ravens fourth-round draft pick RB Lorenzo Taliaferro was arrested and charged with misdemeanor public intoxication and destruction of property charges after breaking a taxi cab window early Saturday morning, per the Virginia Gazette. This report comes just four days after Taliaferro earned large praise from HC John Harbaugh. “I thought Lorenzo was very smooth running...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro arrested after breaking a cab window while drunk

Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro was arrested down in Virginia for breaking the window of a taxi cab while drunk. Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro arrested and charged with destruction of property and being drunk in public, according to reports out of Va. — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) May 27, 2014 Lorenzo Taliaferro allegedly broke a taxi cab window — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider...
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May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Rookie RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Arrested After Breaking Taxi Cab Window

It hasn’t been a great offseason for the Baltimore Ravens when it comes to the police blotter. According to The Virginia Gazette, Ravens rookie running back Lorenzo Taliaferro was arrested early Saturday morning and charged with being drunk in public and destruction of property after he broke a window in a taxi cab. Taliaferro, who […] Ravens Rookie RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Arrested...
Via Steelers Depot
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Arrested for Being Too Turnt Up

You are a 4th round draft pick and understandably you are happy to be in the NFL. The Ravens running back situation could be deemed shaky at best with a Ray Rice suspension looming. The best thing a rookie running back can do is keep his nose clean, mouth shut and try to make a good first impression. What does Lorenzo Taliaferro do instead during Memorial Day Weekend? According...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens draft pick, ex-Bruton star Lorenzo Taliaferro arrested in Williamsburg

Lorenzo Taliaferro, who two weeks was drafted by the NFL's Baltimore Ravens, was arrested early Saturday morning and charged breaking a window in a taxi cab. According to Maj. Greg Riley of the Williamsburg Police Department, officer J.A. Wagner was on patrol in the 400 block of Richmond Road about 1:15 a.m. and saw the incident take place. Wagner observed a group near the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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