The Raven are looking to have their full complement at running back, with starter Justin Forsett a full participant in practice:
Ravens DT Jernigan (knee) was a full practice participant today, along with RB Taliaferro and RB Forsett. OT Monroe (concussion) sat out.— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) September 18, 2015
With backup running back Lorenzo Taliaferro practicing for the second straight day as a full participant, the Ravens look to be at full strength at the position. Taliaferro, who added weight in the offseason and looked ready to take a step forward in the preseason, suffered a setback when he got injured in the preseason. Now the second year player looks ready to go.
Rookie third stringer Javorius 'Buck' Allen played well in the Broncos game despite a bad performance from the offensive line and Forsett. Should Forsett continue to falter, look for Taliaferro and Allen to eat away at the veterans touches.
However, a weak Raiders defense in week 2 should be welcome sight for the Ravens running game. We will likely be singing a very different tune going into week 3.