The Baltimore Ravens have set franchise records for fewest rushing attempts the past two years.
'" Yanda said of the running game. "I think we’re going to be committed to
,"The word I think of is 'commitment
it more this year than we ever have."
running the ball. The Ravens have historically been at their best when they've established the run.
the Ravens produced the fifth-most rushing yards and
,In coach John Harbaugh's first five seasons combined
Baltimore has ranked No. 27 in rushing
,reached the postseason each year. In the past four seasons combined
yards and has made the playoffs just once.
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs was pleased to hear Yanda's comments about being more committed to the run game.
A strong ground attack controls the clock and keeps defenses fresher.
"I love that, Ravens senior offensive assistant] or Marshal out
," Suggs said. "Every time I see Greg [Roman
I'm smiling and giving them the thumbs up.",there
Steelers and Atlanta Falcons.
But Baltimore has struggled to get close to those numbers because it has gotten away from the run in recent,womens Dawuane Smoot Jersey,
one year after the Ravens had set the mark for futility with 383 rushing attempts.
It's even more important for the Ravens to stay committed to the run because of their quarterback. Baltimore
can't afford to expose Joe Flacco and his injured back to more hits by throwing the ball 42 times a game (which
is what his average was last year).
who is orchestrating the ground
,The biggest change to the Ravens' rushing attack has been the addition of Roman
game. Baltimore is sticking with Terrance West as the starting running back after he averaged four yards per
,season opener at Cincinnati will mark the first time the starting offensive line (left tackle Ronnie Stanley
we’re preparing to do that."