Baltimore Ravens: Five Players To Watch vs. Eagles

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Aug 13, 2015; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens running back Lorenzo Taliaferro (34) carries the ball as New Orleans Saints nose tackle John Jenkins (92) defends during the first quarter in a preseason NFL football game at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Amber Searls-USA TODAY Sports

Lorenzo Taliaferro:

I was thoroughly impressed with Taliaffero’s performance last week against the Saints. You never really know how a running back looks until he sees live action, and he certainly looked like very capable back-up against a starting defense.

Taliaferro did cut a good amount of weight but still looks like a monster truck coming out of the backfield.  and will be the preferred goal-to-go back.

Buck Allen is not going anywhere, but I do believe Taliaferro will hold off Allen for the back up-job.

Taliaferro should get a good amount of carries in this matchup, so we can hopefully continue to see quality, aggressive runs from Taliaferro against the Eagles.