Game afternoon update: The Ravens have announced Ty’Son Williams is inactive. That means Latavius Murray, Devonta Freeman, Le’Veon Bell are the three available running backs. Murray is starting, but who gets the most work is anybody’s guess. Murray would be the best of the three to start in fantasy football.
Game day update: The Ravens will activate Le’Veon Bell for Sunday’s game and NFL Network is reporting Latavius Murray will get the start vs. the Broncos.
The Baltimore Ravens running backs had a quiet outing in a narrow 19-17 win over the Lions last week. Latavius Murray and Devonta Freeman didn’t see much action in that one. The question now is whether or not they’ll see a bigger workload this week against the Denver Broncos.
Fantasy Football analysis: Ravens RBs Latavius Murray, Devonta Freeman
Murray led all Ravens running backs last week with seven carries and 28 rushing yards. Though for the first time this season, he did not find the end zone. Freeman had just eight yards on three carries. Freeman’s now seen a total of five rushing attempts in two games with the Ravens this season.
Murray has some fantasy value since he’s getting work at the goal line with the Ravens. That could be tough this week; Denver’s defense has yet to allow a running back to score a touchdown this year.
Fantasy Start/Sit Recommendation
Given the matchup and the rotation, it’s best to sit both Murray and Freeman this week.