BAL

Ray Rice, RB Baltimore Ravens

Rankings

ADP: 66
Standard Scoring: RB30
PPR Scoring: RB27
Depth Chart Rank: 1

Strength of Schedule
Classic RB Cheat Sheet
Sortable RB Projections

Notes: At just 26 years old, it was surprising to see Rice's production fall off the way it did, but he was dealing with hip and quad injuries throughout the season. He was also coming off of a Super Bowl run the previous year, which likely wore him down. GM Ozzie Newsome said he expects Rice to return to Pro Bowl form, but HC John Harbaugh said after the season that the team could take more of a committee approach at running back, which would limit Rice's upside. Rice has shown 'good burst' in practice and it appears he is still the RB1 even if he's suspended.

2014 Strength of Schedule - BAL

W1W2W3W4W5W6W7W8W9W10W11W12W13W14W15W16W17
5
CIN
20
PIT
19
@CLE
3
CAR
13
@IND
2
@TB
17
ATL
5
@CIN
20
@PIT
31
TEN

BYE
14
@NO
11
SD
22
@MIA
23
JAX
18
@HOU
19
CLE

Schedule difficulty based on schedule-adjusted, positional defensive ranking. Top DEF = 1, bottom DEF = 32.

2013 Game Stats

WeekOppRuAttRuYdsRuTDFumYPRRecRecYdsRecTDTgtsYPCSnapsSnap%
1DEN1236103.08350114.453/8960%
2CLE1336012.839033.037/7251%
3HOU------------
4BUF517003.40001-43/6566%
5MIA2774212.7628074.759/7777%
6GB1434002.4315045.046/6670%
7PIT1545003.0427056.844/6271%
8BYE------------
9CLE1117001.6321047.050/7269%
10CIN1830001.7626064.351/7469%
11CHI25131105.2317055.759/7876%
12NYJ1630001.91-301-3.035/6455%
13PIT1232002.7638076.342/6367%
14MIN1767003.9542058.461/8572%
15DET1256004.718048.044/6271%
16NE1140003.62230311.532/7642%
17CIN615002.5735075.048/6970%
Totals214660423.1583210735.5704/107466%

Most Recent News

July 21, 2014, 11:28am

Baltimore Sun - [Full Article]

Ravens beat writer Jeff Zrebiec:

The guy to watch is running back Bernard Pierce, who had offseason shoulder surgery. Pierce was limited during the various offseason minicamps, though he looked in good shape and raring to go. If he has been cleared for contact, it will be a nice development for the Ravens, especially with Ray Rice’s suspension announcement looming.

I was going to write “with Rice’s suspension imminent,” but that’s what I’ve been thinking for about three weeks now. It has been exactly five weeks since Rice and his wife met with NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in New York. Goodell has plenty of other disciplinary issues on his plate, so I have no idea what the holdup is in making the decision on Rice. I would have guaranteed you earlier this month that the Ravens would know how long Rice would be sidelined before the start of training camp. Now, I’m not so sure.


Fantasy Impact:
At just 26 years old, it was surprising to see Rice's production fall off the way it did, but he was dealing with hip and quad injuries throughout the season. He was also coming off of a Super Bowl run the previous year, which likely wore him down. GM Ozzie Newsome said he expects Rice to return to Pro Bowl form, but HC John Harbaugh said after the season that the team could take more of a committee approach at running back, which would limit Rice's upside. Still, assuming his offseason legal issues don't impact his availability (too much), he is a bounceback candidate in Gary Kubiak's offense.