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A 2014 fourth-round pick, Taliaferro should be the favorite provided he can stay healthy, but that has proven difficult thus far in his career.CSN Mid-Atlantic speculated Taliaferro's roster spot is "under pressure." A fourth-round pick in 2014, Taliaferro brings more size to the table than the Ravens' top three backs, and that plus his draft pedigree should earn him a spot on the roster.T-Rich recently underwent knee surgery and is probably out of the mix.Justin Forsett, Buck Allen and rookie Kenneth Dixon are viewed as roster locks, leaving the other three to compete for one spot.A 6-foot-1, 225 pound "head of steam" runner who was a solid blocker coming out of Coastal Carolina, Taliaferro makes sense as a fullback.The formerly buzzed-about 2014 fourth-rounder will head into the offseason with 14 carries over the past two seasons.3 back when/if he's activated off reserve/PUP in the next three weeks.
Justin Forsett, Buck Allen, and rookie Kenneth Dixon are considered roster locks, with Taliaferro battling West and Trent Richardson for the final tailback spot.
The Ravens appear likely to keep four backs on their 53-man roster: Justin Forsett, Terrance West, Buck Allen, and Kenneth Dixon (MCL). Taliaferro dealt with a foot injury during the offseason, but he was expected to be ready for camp.
The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec reports the foot did not respond to treatment as well as the training staff hoped.
A 2014 fourth-round pick, Taliaferro averaged 4.3 YPC as a rookie with four touchdowns.
It was all downhill from there as he battled foot and knee injuries.