Baltimore Ravens Waive One Running Back, Activate Another

The Baltimore Ravens are swapping out running backs. The team waived running back Mike Davis on Saturday, clearing the way to activate J.K Dobbins from injured reserve.

Davis appeared in eight games for the Ravens this year, tallying eight carries for a largely ineffectual 18 yards. Dobbins has played four games this season while struggling with a knee injury, compiling 162 yards from scrimmage at 3.5 yards per attempt and 6.5 yards per target.

While neither has been a dramatic difference-maker for the Ravens this year, Dobbins has the draft pedigree and relatively recent success to spark some hope over the closing stretch of the season. He totalled 805 rushing yards at a very impressive 6.0 yards per attempt as a rookie before tragically tearing his ACL in the lead-up to the 2021 season.

Davis entered the league as the San Francisco 49ers' 126th overall pick of the 2015 NFL Draft. He has totalled 2052 rushing yards in 87 career appearances for the 49ers, Ravens, Carolina Panthers, Seattle Seahawks, and Chicago Bears. He set career highs with 642 rushing yards and six touchdowns in 2020.

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