Five for Friday: Five developing storylines in Ravens OTAs
The Ravens only began their optional team activities (OTAs) this week, but there's no lack of intrigue emerging from the late-spring practices. This week's Five for Friday points out some storylines I gleaned from the first day of practices open to the media.
-- Jon Meoli
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Improving the running back situation( Gene Sweeney Jr., Baltimore Sun / July 25, 2013 )
After last year's dismal output, the Ravens running backs will be in focus. John Harbaugh said incumbent starter Ray Rice has taken solace on the football field given his off-field issues, and Rice looked quick Thursday. But with last year's backup, Bernard Pierce, limited due to a shoulder injury, veteran running back Justin Forsett saw plenty of action as well. Rookies Lorenzo Taliaferro and the recently signed Fitz Toussaint are also in the fold.