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Ronnie Hillman

Ravens running game can't be forgotten again

Ravens running game can't be forgotten again

The departure of Gary Kubiak as the Ravens offensive coordinator during last offseason was a significant loss, particularly for the running game.

The Ravens ended the season with the fewest rushing attempts, 383, in team history. They gained just 1,478 yards. The previous low was 408 in 1998 followed by 416 in 1996. The Ravens (5-11) didn't have winning records in those seasons, either, and were 4-12 in 1996, the first year they played in Baltimore after the move from Cleveland.

Under Kubiak in 2014, the Ravens rushed 448 times for 2,019 yards and finished with a 10-6 record, and they almost upset the eventual Super Bowl champions, the New England Patriots, in the AFC...