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Youth movement begins for Ravens’ rushing game

Youth movement begins for Ravens’ rushing game

In a two-month span in 2015, Ravens running back Terrance West was jettisoned by two of the league's most downtrodden franchises. Kenneth Dixon has yet to play in an NFL regular-season game. Buck Allen was a healthy game-day inactive for the first three weeks this season.

With veteran Justin Forsett's release Tuesday, the young and unheralded trio of backs not only represents the team's running game of the present as the Ravens (3-1) face the Washington Redskins (2-2) on Sunday afternoon at M&T Bank Stadium, but potentially the future as well.

West, Dixon and Allen, all 25 or younger, have 427 carries and 13 career starts between them. Yet, the Ravens' hope of finding...