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Buck Allen keeps close eye on last year in hopes of improvement

Buck Allen keeps close eye on last year in hopes of improvement

Just recently, Ravens running back Buck Allen found himself looking back at film from last season. He saw himself carrying the ball in the open field with an opportunity for a big play, only to be taken down by a lunging defender.

“This year, that’s not going to happen,” Allen said. “That’s something I worked on.”

Allen became one of the team’s most productive rookies last season. In the first 10 games, he was given just 64 carries, behind starter Justin Forsett’s 151. But after Forsett broke his arm in Week 11 and missed the rest of the year, Allen started the final six games and carried 73 times for 265 yards, adding 32...

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