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08-08-2011, 03:50 PM #1
Ravens Reach Deal With High Profile Running Back
The Crazy Newshound has found a new Ravens article.
The Ravens believe they have found the right running back in free agency to be Ray Rice's back-up this season.
The Ravens have agreed to terms with veteran running back Ricky Williams.
The Ravens announced the deal on Monday, pending Williams passing a physical Tuesday.
Williams played for the Miami Dolphins last season. The 34-year-old split time with Ronnie Brown in Miami and averaged 4.2 yards per carry. He rushed for 673 yards and scored two touchdowns.
With the Ravens, Williams will play back-up starter Ray Rice.
Williams has rushed for 9,569 career yards and 68 touchdowns, recording 325 receptions for 2,523 yards and eight touchdowns.
He ran for 6,436 yards while in Miami, second behind Larry Csonka's 6,737 yards.
WBAL's Brett Hollander believes Williams will fill the role that opened-up when Willis McGahee was cut and then signed with the Broncos.
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