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Ravens RB Latavius Murray (ankle) is out for this weekend’s game against the Bengals. RBs Devonta Freeman, Le’Veon Bell and Ty’Son Williams figure to be active for Baltimore on Sunday. Exactly how touches will be divvied between them is uncertain. Freeman tallied 9 carries and 2 targets last week vs. Bell’s 8 carries and 0 targets. Williams was a healthy scratch.

Ravens RB Latavius Murray (ankle) did not practice on Wednesday. There's been no update from the team on his injury, but Dr. David Chao believes Murray has a high-ankle sprain based on video review. If that's the case, Murray won't play vs. the Bengals this weekend. That'd leave the backfield to Devonta Freeman, Le'Veon Bell and potentially Ty'Son Williams.

Ravens RB Latavius Murray injured his ankle in the 2nd half of Sunday's game vs. the Chargers. He was deemed questionable to return but never did. Baltimore's big lead might have played a part in that. We'll look for an update on Murray's status.

Ravens RB Ty'Son Williams is a healthy scratch for today's game vs. the Chargers. Baltimore will roll with RBs Latavius Murray, Devonta Freeman and Le'Veon Bell. Murray is the best fantasy bet in this plus matchup.

Ravens RB Ty'Son Williams is a healthy scratch for today's game vs. the Broncos. Baltimore is going with RBs Latavius Murray, Le'Veon Bell and Devonta Freeman. Murray is expected to lead the way and is a RB3 or flex option.

Latavius Murray will be the Ravens' "lead back" against the Broncos today, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. Murray led the backfield with 7 carries last week vs. Ty'Son Williams' 5 and Devonta Freeman's 3. RB Le'Veon Bell is also expected to be active today. This is a messy backfield that is best off avoided in Week 4 fantasy lineups.

The Ravens are planning to use RBs Ty'Son Williams, Latavius Murray and Devonta Freeman against the Chiefs tonight, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. "Do not be surprised if the Ravens roll with the hot hand," Rapoport adds. Williams is most likely to get that "hot hand" and remains the best fantasy bet here. But consider him a risk/reward RB3 or flex. Murray is next in our Week 2 Rankings but sits outside RB3 territory across formats.

The Ravens promoted RB Devonta Freeman to the active roster. He gets the call over RB Le'Veon Bell, at least for this week. We're projecting the pecking order in the backfield vs. Kansas City to be Ty'Son Williams, Latavius Murray and then Freeman -- but we'll continue to keep a close eye on this backfield.

The Ravens won't be activating RB Le'Veon Bell or Devonta Freeman from the practice squad ahead of tonight's game against the Raiders. They instead elevated CB Anthony Levine Sr. and DL Justin Ellis to help cover injuries at those positions. That leaves Ty'Son Williams as the expected lead back vs. Vegas, with Latavius Murray and Trenton Cannon behind him.

Ravens HC John Harbaugh said Friday that RBs Latavius Murray and Devonta Freeman are "more game ready" than Le'Veon Bell right now. Bell is "still getting his legs under him," Harbaugh added. It makes sense considering Murray and Freeman spent August in training camps. So those 2 are more likely to be active for Monday night's game vs. the Raiders. But RB Ty'Son Williams remains the heavy favorite to serve as lead back in that one.

Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic reports that the Ravens are "working on finalizing a deal" with former Saints RB Latavius Murray. "Should get done," Zrebiec adds. There's going to be some sorting to do on this new Baltimore RB depth chart. Murray would join a team that has added Le'Veon Bell and Devonta Freeman to the practice squad in recent days. There's not enough room for all of them on the active roster. We don't see why Murray would sign with Baltimore if he expected to sit behind Bell or Freeman on the depth chart. And Murray performed well last year, ranking 15th in Football Outsiders' rushing DVOA among 47 qualifying RBs. Murray is definitely worth adding where available. Of course, we'll also see what all this means for Ty'Son Williams.

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