By Lawrence Barreca
During the 2008 NFL season, it was referred to as “The Three-Headed Monster.” This trio of distinct running backs, each possessing a unique set of skills, helped lead a rebuilding Baltimore Ravens’ offense to an 11-5 record and the AFC Championship Game.
The final man of the group, rookie Ray Rice out of Rutgers, showed his playmaking ability on limited action as he totaled 454 yards, averaging 4.2 yards a carry.
Going into the 2009 campaign, the team now loses one member of the triad, while also gaining another. With the loss of starting fullback Lorenzo Neal to the Oakland Raiders, the team must move McClain back to his natural position. This leaves a hole wide open for rookie Cedric Peerman to steal the stage...