Bernard Pierce

Rookie running back Gus Edwards excels in Ravens’ 24-21 win against Bengals

Rookie running back Gus Edwards excels in Ravens’ 24-21 win against Bengals

As several reporters gathered in front of Gus Edwards’ locker underneath M&T Bank Stadium, Ravens defensive tackle Brandon Williams stood before the rookie running back and playfully invited the media to run questions through him before Edwards answered them.

It seemed like the only time someone actually stopped Edwards, who carried the ball 17 times for 115 yards (a 6.8-yard average) and one touchdown in Sunday’s 24-21 win against the Cincinnati Bengals.

It was a startling outing from a player who entered the game with only 64 yards on 15 attempts – even to a few of his teammates.

“I definitely didn’t anticipate it, and I had no idea how much or how less he would be...

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