After losing Torrey Smith, Owen Daniels, Pernell McPhee and Haloti Ngata over the first two days of free agency, Baltimore has reportedly agreed to terms with running back Justin Forsett.
A journeyman back who finally has found a long-term home, Forsett finished fifth in the NFL in rushing yards with 1,266 yards and was a big reason why Baltimore improved from 30th in rushing offense in 2013 to eighth this past year. He was also a viable pass-catcher with 44 catches for 263 yards. Forsett averaged 103 total yards over the final seven regular-season games, to help carry Baltimore into the postseason.
This is a big win for Baltimore, as they don't have another back that's proven he can carry the load like Forsett did last year. Lorenzo Taliaferro showed flashes as a rookie, but also had fumbling issues. Bernard Pierce has had several opportunities to be the No. 1 back, but injuries and inconsistent play have kept him as the No. 2 back for his entire career.