Chris Ivory

Ravens defense targeting Jaguars running game to get to Blake Bortles in London

Ravens defense targeting Jaguars running game to get to Blake Bortles in London

Slowing Jacksonville Jaguars running back Leonard Fournette is priority No. 1 for the Ravens as the rookie ranks sixth in the NFL with 140 rushing yards. But it may also be part of the defense’s plan to force quarterback Blake Bortles to carry the offense.

Here is what cornerback Brandon Carr had to say when asked about Bortles.

“They have two amazing backs that they rely on heavily,” Carr said Wednesday, referring to Fournette and Chris Ivory. “They don’t put too much on the quarterback. They allow those guys to make one cut, get downhill, put the ball in their hands, keep the passing game short and simple...

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