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Fantasy Fodder: Why Rice is still a top-five back

Fantasy Fodder: Why Rice is still a top-five back

Grumpy Ravens coach John Harbaugh on Monday had to answer a few questions about the use of Ray Rice in Sunday’s 22-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Based on the line of questioning from reporters, I’m guessing at least one of those guys has Rice, who had 27 rushing yards on a season-low five carries, on their fantasy team. Sunday was the fourth time this season that Rice got fewer than 15 carries (uncoincidentally, the Ravens are 1-3 in those games). He got eight carries against the Jacksonville Jaguars, and afterward, Harbaugh vowed to get him more. But on Monday, he was defensive of Rice’s touches, insisting the Ravens had to throw the ball. This, of course, is...

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