Justin Forsett has been a pleasant surprise this season. He's fifth in the NFL in rushing yards with 503. While the 1,150 yards and seven touchdowns he's projected isn't going lead the NFL and aren't the numbers that Jamal Lewis or Ray Rice have gotten in the past, it's a nice bounce-back from the abysmal numbers of the Ravens put up a year ago.
And as you know he's on track to be a free agent after the 2014 season. The free agent pool for running backs isn't filled with too many big names, as Forsett and DeMarco Murray highlight the free agent group. The free agency pool hasn't been kind to running backs as of late, as Knowshon Moreno, Ben Tate and LeGarrette Blount, the highlight free agents, only received 1-2 year deals for no more than $4 million.
Forsett is 29, but he's probably the most gently-used 29 year old running back in the NFL.
A one or two-year contract for Forsett wouldn't be too detrimental to the Ravens and he might even perform well for the Ravens due to his lack of heavy use during the majority of his career.