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The Ravens have agreed to terms with running back Fitzgerald Toussaint. Toussaint was one of the Ravens' exclusive rights free agent.

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The Ravens have agreed to terms with running back Fitzgerald Toussaint. Toussaint was one of the Ravens' exclusive rights free agent.

The young rusher made it on the Ravens' 53-man roster late last season and saw a little game action. He finished with 12 yards on siz carries and three receptions in the regular season. With Bernard Pierce having been cut due to his DUI, it made sense that the Ravens would put an offer in on their young rusher in an effort to keep some consistent depth on the team behind Justin Forsett and Lorenzo Taliaferro.

The Ravens could and likely will still add a running back through the 2015 NFL Draft. At times, the Ravens have had Melvin Gordon and Todd Gurley mocked to them by various analysts. While the Ravens probably won't have either of those options available by the time they pick with teh 26th overall selection, there are a few other rushers that should be available in later rounds. The Ravens as of late have typically carried three running backs on the active roster at any time, so the selection of an additional running back in this year's draft could mean competition for the second year player and could see Toussaint be bumped down to the practice squad come the start of the season.

The last remaining exclusive rights free agent is defensive end Steven Means.