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Ravens' Alex Collins said his first touchdown of 2017 ‘felt long overdue’

Ravens' Alex Collins said his first touchdown of 2017 ‘felt long overdue’

Before last Sunday’s game at the Green Bay Packers, the Ravens’ Alex Collins ranked 14th in the NFL in rushing, but was the only running back in the top 44 without a rushing touchdown.

That changed when he scored from 3 yards out in the fourth quarter to cap the team’s 23-0 rout of the Packers, and on Wednesday, the second-year pro sounded relieved about getting his first touchdown of the season and the second of his career.

“It felt good,” he said before practice. “It felt long overdue. Just going in every game, that’s the goal, you’re looking forward to getting in that end zone. So just straining so hard, and then to finally get in there, it just felt like...

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