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Lorenzo Taliaferro

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Ravens | Ravens RBs to see a lot of work

Tue, 09 Sep 2014 11:29:31 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RBs Bernard Pierce and Justin Forsett will "both play a lot" in Week 2 against the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday, Sept. 11, and RB Lorenzo Taliaferro "will be a big part of it, too," according to head coach John Harbaugh. Harbaugh said Pierce is fine health-wise, but he was benched in Week 1 after fumbling. Forsett has the trust of offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak after the two worked together with the Houston Texans.

Fantasy Tip: Forsett should be atop most waiver wire target boards following Week 1 and the release of Ray Rice. However, despite his familiarity with Kubiak's system, it could be a committee approach moving forward, and Pierce could eventually become the lead back. Forsett will cost you $4,700 (9.4% of cap) compared to $6,100 (12.2% of cap) for Pierce. Forsett makes more sense this week as a flex option.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NFL.com - Chris Wesseling

Ravens | Bernard Pierce leaves game

Sat, 23 Aug 2014 17:15:51 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Bernard Pierce (head) left the third preseason game early and is going through the concussion protocol.

Fantasy Tip: The team likely will have more information about the injury after the game, so owners should monitor the situation. Pierce is scheduled to start the first two games of the regular season since Ray Rice has been suspended. Lorenzo Taliaferro could start if Pierce is unable to play but probably is not more than a late-round flier in most leagues.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Baltimore Sun - Aaron Wilson

Ravens | Ray Rice to start seeing snaps decrease during preseason

Thu, 14 Aug 2014 11:13:37 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice is expected to work with the first-team offense during the second preseason game but likely will start losing snaps to RBs Bernard Pierce and Lorenzo Taliaferro since he will sit out the first two games of the regular season. Pierce and Taliaferro have received more work with the starting offense during practice, and Pierce is expected to start the third preseason game.

Fantasy Tip: Rice's fantasy value probably will not be affected much by the suspension since it is only two games. Rice should be considered a low-end No. 2 running back or weekly flex option. Pierce should also be seen as a flex option since he receives snaps even when Rice is playing. Pierce could have the potential to become a fantasy starter especially if he plays well during the first two games. Owners who select Rice should consider taking Pierce as well.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jamison Hensley

Ravens | Pending Ray Rice suspension may force RBBC

Mon, 30 Jun 2014 10:58:12 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice's pending suspension may cause the Ravens to take a running back-by-committee approach. RB Bernard Pierce would be the likely front runner, with RBs Justin Forsett , Lorenzo Taliaferro, Cierre Wood and Fitzgerald Toussaint in the mix.

Fantasy Tip: It's hard to gauge these players' values because we don't know how long Rice will be suspended, if he is suspended. Assuming Rice does receive a three- or four-game suspension, Pierce would fall in high-end RB3 to low-end RB2 range for that period of time, while Rice's season-long value would take a big blow and spiral him into RB3 or flex territory.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Baltimore Sun - Jeff Zrebiec

Ravens | Lorenzo Taliaferro's court date pushed back

Mon, 23 Jun 2014 15:55:11 -0700

Baltimore Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro received a continuance, and his court date, originally scheduled for Thursday, June 26, will take place Tuesday, July 29. Taliaferro is facing misdemeanor counts of destruction of property and being intoxicated in public.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NationalFootballPost.com - Jason Butt

Ravens | Lorenzo Taliaferro update

Tue, 27 May 2014 12:23:28 -0700

Updating a previous report, Baltimore Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro has admitted to accidentally breaking a taxi cab window. He has paid for the window, but charges are still pending, according to sources.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: ESPN.com - Jamison Hensley

Ravens | Lorenzo Taliaferro arrested

Tue, 27 May 2014 10:49:06 -0700

Baltimore Ravens rookie RB Lorenzo Taliaferro was arrested early Saturday, May 23, and charged with public intoxication and destruction of property after allegedly breaking a window in a taxi cab.

Fantasy Tip: With Ray Rice facing a possible suspension, Taliaferro may still make for a nice sleeper behind running back Bernard Pierce, who is coming back from an injury himself. This arrest throws some uncertainty into his future, however, so itís best to keep tabs on possible future discipline.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Virginia Gazette

Ravens | Sign Lorenzo Taliaferro

Fri, 16 May 2014 14:46:37 -0700

The Baltimore Ravens signed fourth-round pick RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Friday, May 16. Financial terms of the deal are undisclosed. Per NFL policy, Taliaferro has signed a four-year contract.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: NationalFootballPost.com - Aaron Wilson

Patriots | Work out Lorenzo Taliaferro

Fri, 25 Apr 2014 13:29:05 -0700

The New England Patriots sent assistant Michael Lombardi to work out Coastal Carolina RB Lorenzo Taliaferro Friday, April 25.

Comment (0) | Share: Tweet!Share on Facebook | Source: The Boston Globe - Ben Volin

NFL | Bench press results for RBs

Sat, 22 Feb 2014 17:49:34 -0800

Georgia Southern RB Jerick McKinnon posted 32 reps of 225 pounds in the bench press at the NFL Scouting Combine Saturday, Feb. 22. University of Washington RB Bishop Sankey had 26 reps, Colorado State RB Kapri Bibbs posted 24 reps, while Louisiana State RB J.C. Copeland, Alabama State Isaiah Crowell, Mississippi State RB LaDarius Perkins and Wisconsin RB James White each checked in with 23 reps. Western Kentucky RB Antonio Andrews, Kent State RB Dri Archer, Sam Houston State RB Timothy Flanders, Louisiana State RB Jeremy Hill and Missouri RB Henry Josey checked in with 20 reps, while Notre Dame RB George Atkinson III, University of Arizona RB Ka'Deem Carey and Ohio State RB Carlos Hyde had 19 reps apiece. USC RB Silas Redd, Coastal Carolina RB Lorenzo Taliaferro and Florida State RB James Wilder Jr. each managed 18 reps of 225 pounds in the bench press at the NFL Scouting Combine Saturday, Feb. 22. West Virginia RB Charles Sims totaled 17 reps, while UCF RB Storm Johnson, Towson RB Terrance West and Oklahoma RB Damien Williams managed 16 apiece. Baylor RB Lache Seastrunk had 15 reps, Syracuse RB Jerome Smith managed 14 reps, Louisiana State RB Alfred Blue put up 13 reps and Oregon RB De'Anthony Thomas rounded out the group with eight reps.

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