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Ravens add running back Terrence Magee to the active roster

Brett Davis-USA TODAY Sports

A lot of fans were upset when undrafted rookie out of LSU, Terrence Magee was cut during the move to get to the 53-man roster. However, with the push of Brent Urban to injured reserve - designated to return, it opened up a spot on the roster for the powerhouse rusher.

With Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro currently projected to miss the season opener, the Ravens needed the added depth at the running back position. Magee performed well during training camp, routinely putting up five-yard runs during practice and using his 5-foot-9, 215-pound frame to rush inside and his 4.65 40-yard dash speed to get to the outside quickly. The Ravens even used him as a kick returner at times during the preseason and he could figure into the final battle on special teams if wide receiver Michael Campanaro cannot stay healthy.

If Magee can stay on the roster through the season opener, Ryan Mink pointed out that it will be the 12th straight season that the Ravens have carried at least one undrafted rookie on the 53-man roster. A move that is unique among top football teams, and something that makes the Ravens one of the best in the league at finding hidden talent.