Ravens' Forsett (ankle) game-time decision vs. 49ers

The Ravens might be without two of their opening day running backs on Sunday.

Starting back Justin Forsett returned to practice Friday, but remains a "game-time decision" with an ankle injury, coach John Harbaugh told the media.

This news comes just two days after Baltimore placed backup running back Lorenzo Taliaferro (foot) on season-ending injured reserve and promoted rookie back Buck Allen.

After a slow start, Forsett has started to heat up for the struggling Ravens. Against two division rivals, Forsett ran for 150 and 121 yards in consecutive weeks, averaging at least 5.6 yards per carry in each game. While Allen gashed the Browns last week for a career-high 58 yards on jush eight rushes, he has yet to start a game in the NFL and has never rushed for more than nine times in a game.

The 49ers aren't an imposing defensive threat, and if Baltimore even wants to think about staying in contention in the AFC, then they will need a big game out of their backs, whoever they may be.

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