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Lorenzo Taliaferro

24-Year-Old Running Back – Baltimore Ravens

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A 2014 fourth-round selection, the 225-pound Taliaferro is likely Baltimore's most powerful runner, but it isn't clear if that will help his cause in a Marc Trestman-directed offense that emphasizes r...

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Bye Week:  8

STATUS:  OUT  (PUP-R)     INJURY:  Foot
HT: 6' 0"   WT: 225   DOB: 12/23/1991
College: Coastal Carolina  DRAFTED: 4th Rd   Show ContractHide Contract

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Lorenzo Taliaferro Contract Information:

Signed a four-year deal worth $2.52 million with the Ravens in May 2014.

August 30, 2016  –  Lorenzo Taliaferro News

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Taliaferro (foot) was moved to the regular-season PUP list Tuesday, ruling him out for the first six weeks of the year.

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Lorenzo Taliaferro NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2014 22 Bal 13 68 292 4 4.3 3 0 0 0 0 8 114 14.3 0 10 15 0 0 0 1 1
2015 23 Bal 3 13 47 1 3.6 0 0 0 0 0 5 29 5.8 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0
2016 Proj 24 BAL Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Lorenzo Taliaferro

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Lorenzo Taliaferro Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2014 22 Bal 13 5.0 5.6 5.3 5 22 16 7 6 1 9 11.4 0 0 0
2015 23 Bal 3 4.5 6.2 5.4 4 16 2 2 1 2 10 5.8 2 0 0
2016 Proj 24 BAL Subscribe now to see our 2016 projections for Lorenzo Taliaferro

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Lorenzo Taliaferro – Playing Time Overview

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#5 Running Back

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Offensive Snaps in 2016

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Special Teams Snaps in 2016

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Year Off ST
2014 136 163
2015 52 21
Lorenzo Taliaferro 2016 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 Buf
2 @Cle
3 @Jax
4 Oak
5 Was
6 @NYG
7 @NYJ
8 BYE Bye Week
9 Pit
10 Cle
11 @Dal
12 Cin
13 Mia
14 @NE
15 Phi
16 @Pit
17 @Cin

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Measurables Overview for Lorenzo Taliaferro  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   6' 0"
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Weight:   225 lbs
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40-Yard Dash:   4.58 sec
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Shuttle Time:   4.22 sec
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Cone Drill:   6.88 sec
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Arm Length:   32.00 in
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Hand Length:   8.38 in
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Vertical Jump:   33 in
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Broad Jump:   118 in
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Bench Press:   18 reps
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Lorenzo Taliaferro: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Taliaferro (foot) was placed on the PUP list Thursday.

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Taliaferro (undisclosed) is not participating in Thursday's practice, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Taliaferro mostly worked behind Terrance West throughout the Ravens' offseason program, ESPN.com's Jamison Hensley reports.

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Taliaferro will likely have to compete for a roster spot, CSN Mid-Atlantic reports.

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Taliaferro (foot) could compete with Justin Forsett (arm) and Javorius Allen for playing time in 2016, the Ravens' official website reports.

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Taliaferro (foot) has been placed on IR by the Ravens.

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Taliaferro (foot) did not practice Wednesday, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports.

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Taliaferro (foot) is listed as inactive for Sunday's matchup with the Browns.

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Taliaferro (foot) is listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Browns, ESPN's Jamison Hensley reports.

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2016

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2015

Taliaferro got more work than expected last season, after Ray Rice had his contract terminated and Bernard Pierce's performance continued declining, but the fourth-round rookie wasn't really able to establish a consistent role behind Justin Forsett, and he then missed the last three games of the season with a foot sprain. A pure power rusher who lacks the speed or elusiveness to be an effective feature back, Taliaferro does have the size and strength to emerge as an asset in short-yardage and goal-line situations. That skill set won't necessarily endear him to new Ravens offensive coordinator Marc Trestman, who seemed to prefer the bell-cow backfield model in Chicago and may be reluctant to use a committee approach that might give Taliaferro a chance to shine. Baltimore also spent a fourth-round pick this year on Javorius "Buck" Allen, whose skill set more closely matches Forsett's. If Forsett were to break down, Allen, rather than Taliaferro, would be the natural replacement.

2014

A superbly strong downhill runner with great size at 6-0, 230, Taliaferro was drafted by the Ravens in the fourth round out of Coastal Carolina, where last year he rushed for 1,729 yards and 27 touchdowns. Though he lacks the pure speed of current Baltimore backup Bernard Pierce, whom he'll battle for duties behind Ray Rice in training camp, he's a more polished receiver out of the backfield as well as an outstanding blocker. Taliaferro has all the potential to be a three-down workhorse back, but unless Rice and Pierce continue last year's downward spiral, he'll probably be limited to third-string duties in his rookie season.