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Anthony Allen | Running Back | #39

Team: Unsigned Free Agent
Age / DOB:  (27) / 8/6/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 223
College: Georgia Tech
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 7 (225) / BAL
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Ex-Ravens RB Anthony Allen has signed with the CFL's BC Lions.
A 2011 seventh-rounder, Allen hasn't appeared in the NFL since 2012. He was cut from the Bills' 90-man roster early in the 2014 offseason. Going on 28, Allen's NFL days are long through. Feb 11 - 7:56 PM

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Bills waived RB Anthony Allen.

A 2011 seventh-round pick of the Ravens, Allen was signed to a reserve/future deal in January. Allen has 19 career carries for 69 yards (3.6 YPC), but was out of the league last season.
Mon, May 12, 2014 03:48:00 PM

Bills signed RB Anthony Allen, LB Kourtnei Brown and OG Randy Colling to reserve/future contracts.

A 2011 seventh-rounder, Allen appeared in 21 games for the Ravens between 2011-12, but was cut loose last August. Brown has never appeared in an NFL game. A former undrafted free agent out of small-school Gannon, Colling was a CFL standout.
Tue, Jan 14, 2014 04:18:00 PM

Ravens waived RB Anthony Allen and TE Alex Silvestro.

Allen's fate was sealed by the Ravens' acquisition of Delone Carter. A 2011 seventh-rounder out of Georgia, Allen was also waived at final cuts last season only to return and appear in all 16 games. He had a dud preseason, carrying the ball 20 times for just 68 yards (3.4 YPC).
Fri, Aug 30, 2013 11:32:00 AM

Ravens signed RB Anthony Allen to a one-year, $555,000 exclusive-rights free agent tender.

Allen appeared in all 16 games last season, rushing 16 times for 61 yards with a touchdown while focusing on special teams. He'll battle for a roster spot in camp once again this year.
Tue, Apr 2, 2013 11:39:00 AM

Ravens RB Anthony Allen and OL Gino Gradkowski have passed their baseline tests after suffering concussions at Denver last week.

Both players are now cleared to play in the AFC Championship game. Allen is a third-string running back and special teamer. Gradkowski is the heir to Matt Birk's center job.
Thu, Jan 17, 2013 03:37:00 PM

Ravens waived RB Anthony Allen.

Allen, a 2011 seventh-rounder out of Georgia Tech, ran with the first-teamers for much of the spring. But when the pads went on, he was outclassed by Bernard Pierce and struggled in pass protection. Pierce and Bobby Rainey will continue to compete for snaps behind Ray Rice.
Fri, Aug 31, 2012 12:48:00 PM

Ravens RB Anthony Allen has allowed a sack in blitz pickup in each of Baltimore's first two preseason games.

The struggles in pass protection won't endear him to the coaching staff. Allen lost two yards on his lone carry in Friday's game, and muffed one of his three pass targets. He's rushed for seven yards on six carries through Baltimore's first two preseason games, adding one catch for 12 yards. Barring injury to Bernard Pierce, Allen will open the year no higher than third on the depth chart.
Sat, Aug 18, 2012 11:29:00 AM

According to the Baltimore Sun, Ravens RB Anthony Allen "hasn't demonstrated much in the way of moves" during camp practices.

More of a straight-line power back, Allen isn't taking advantage of rookie Bernard Pierce's (hamstring) absence. The duo will duke it out for No. 2 duties in the preseason, but Pierce should win out despite Allen's year of experience in Baltimore's system. That's provided Pierce can get healthy, of course.
Tue, Aug 7, 2012 10:53:00 AM

The Baltimore Sun believes it's "fair to say" Anthony Allen will open Ravens camp as the team's No. 2 tailback.

Allen worked with the first-team offense all spring while Ray Rice stayed away, and knows Cam Cameron's system better than rookie Bernard Pierce. Pierce, a third-round pick, remains the favorite for No. 2 back duties and will receive an "extensive" look this preseason. We prefer Pierce for Rice handcuffers.
Fri, Jul 20, 2012 05:34:00 PM

Ravens RB Anthony Allen spent the majority of spring workouts with the first-team offense.

Third-rounder Bernard Pierce may have pushed Allen for first-team reps this week had he not tweaked his hamstring in Tuesday's practice. Allen will enter training camp as Ray Rice's primary backup, though Pierce has the talent edge to climb the depth chart by the end of preseason action.
Fri, Jun 15, 2012 09:32:00 AM

Coach John Harbaugh acknowledged that the Ravens will add a veteran running back this offseason.

"Anthony Allen goes from third to potentially No. 1 if something happens," Harbaugh said of the Ravens' current backfield depth chart. "We think a lot of him, but we’ve got to look at some insurance, too.'' The Ravens have just three running backs under contract, and franchise player Ray Rice has yet to sign his tender. Third-stringer Damien Berry went undrafted in 2011.
Sat, Mar 31, 2012 08:35:00 PM

According to Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times, Anthony Allen could have a chance to back up Ray Rice if Willis McGahee is cut.

It's a longshot even if McGahee is given his walking papers, as Allen would still need to unseat Jalen Parmele on the depth chart. We don't see that happening, especially if there's no preseason. Allen may have the size and running ability to be a short-yardage horse, but his lack of receiving skills will hurt him in the short-term.
Sat, Jun 25, 2011 10:14:00 AM

Ravens selected Georgia Tech RB Anthony Allen with the No. 225 overall pick in the 2011 NFL draft.

A transfer from Louisville, Allen started both seasons for the Yellow Jackets, averaging 921.5 yards and a healthy 6.6 YPC. At 6'1/229, Allen is a straight-ahead power runner with little in the way of moves or receiving skills. He projects as a backup and short-yardage horse, though he'll start out behind Jalen Parmele on the Ravens' depth chart.
Sat, Apr 30, 2011 06:08:00 PM

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3Josh Freeman
4Bryan Bennett
5Johnny Manziel
6Tim Tebow
7Christian Ponder
8Brad Sorensen
9Seth Lobato
10Jerry Lovelocke
11Pat Devlin
12Cody Fajardo
13Shane Carden
14B.J. Daniels
15R.J. Archer
16Chase Rettig
17Chandler Harnish
18Jake Waters
RB1Arian Foster
2Joseph Randle
3Zurlon Tipton
4Toby Gerhart
5Alonzo Harris
6LaMichael James
7Joique Bell
8Antone Smith
9Anthony Dixon
10Josh Harris
11Kenneth Harper
12Jawon Chisholm
13Jerome Smith
14Jeremy Stewart
15Michael Dyer
16Keshawn Hill
17LaVance Taylor
18Lache Seastrunk
GLB1Joique Bell
2Toby Gerhart
3RB1Joseph Randle
FB1James Casey
2Jorvorskie Lane
3Erik Lorig
4Joe Don Duncan
5Derrick Coleman
6Henry Hynoski
7Brad Smelley
8Trey Millard
9Jordan Campbell
10Emil Igwenagu
11Zach Boren
12Kiero Small
13J.C. Copeland
14John Conner
WR11Greg Jennings
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
4Miles Austin
5Vincent Brown
6Dwayne Bowe
7Preston Parker
8Kris Durham
9Seantavius Jones
10Jacoby Ford
11Tyler Davis
12Josh Morgan
13Tevin Reese
14LaRon Byrd
15Robert Herron
16Solomon Patton
17Damian Williams
18Ricky Collins
19Zach D'Orazio
20Kenzel Doe
21Carlton Mitchell
22Reggie Dunn
23Freddie Martino
24Armon Binns
25Tyler McDonald
26Ezell Ruffin
27Josh Harper
28Marquez Clark
29Travis Labhart
30Donatella Luckett
31Lance Lewis
32Josh Stewart
33Donte Foster
34L'Damian Washington
35David Porter
36DaVaris Daniels
WR21Roddy White
2Riley Cooper
3Marcus Thigpen
4Ace Sanders
5Denarius Moore
6Joe Morgan
7Austin Pettis
8Ryan Broyles
9Jacoby Jones
10Onterio McCalebb
11A.J. Jenkins
12Rico Richardson
13Emory Blake
14Mike Brown
15Tandon Doss
16Jimmie Hunt
17Devon Wylie
18Devante Davis
19Ryan Lankford
20Daniel Rodriguez
21James Butler
22Phil Bates
23Michael Preston
24Milton Williams III
25Marcus Harris
26Ryan Whalen
27Clyde Gates
28Tom Nelson
29Christion Jones
30Saalim Hakim
31Juron Criner
32Andre Davis
33Demetrius Wilson
34Josh Reese
35Trevor Harman
36Paul Browning
37Trindon Holliday
WR31Riley Cooper
2Marques Colston
3Andre Johnson
TE1Owen Daniels
2Scott Chandler
3Dante Rosario
4Kyle Miller
5Beau Gardner
6Mickey Shuler
7Orson Charles
8Chase Ford
9Chase Dixon
10Nick Kasa
11D.J. Williams
12Rob Blanchflower
13Jacob Maxwell
14Steve Maneri
15Jimmay Mundine
16Cameron Clear
17David Paulson
18Gerell Robinson
19Brandon Barden
20Jake Murphy
21Ryan Taylor
22Brett Brackett
23Michael Egnew
24Dan Light
LT1Pierce Burton
2Micah Hatchie
3Tyson Chandler
4Jason Fox
5Will Beatty
6Mitchell Van Dyk
LG1Ben Grubbs
2Matt Slauson
3Ben Heenan
4Antoine Everett
5Tanner Hawkinson
C1Julian Vandervelde
2Khaled Holmes
3Brian De La Puente
RG1Jahri Evans
2Louis Vasquez
3Todd Herremans
4Paul Fanaika
5Patrick Omameh
6Ronald Patrick
7Adam Replogle
RT1Nate Chandler
2Kelvin Palmer
K1Justin Manton
2Mike Meyer
3Carey Spear
4Billy Cundiff
5Connor Barth
6Brandon Bogotay
7Kyle Brindza
8Andrew Furney