In a surprising move, the Ravens deactivated running back Justin Forsett for Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders, meaning Terrance West will get his first start of the season.
Forsett had started at tailback for the team’s first three games, but averaged just 3.2 yards on 98 yards on 31 carries. West (Northwestern High, Towson University) is slightly better with a 3.6-yard average on 119 yards on 33 attempts, but he has rushed with more power and less hesitation between the tackles.
On Wednesday, coach John Harbaugh declined to say whether the Ravens were considering making a switch at running back.
“You look at...