West appeared in just five games in 2017, rushing 39 times for 138 yards and two touchdowns and adding two receptions for 23 yards. The four-year veteran heads to free agency at an unfortunate time as West put together the worst season of his career to date in 2017. West entered as the favorite to be the Ravens' primary back on standard downs after Kenneth Dixon went down with a season-ending meniscus injury, but he surprisingly fell behind Alex Collins -- who was signed to the practice squad just before the regular season -- and Javorius Allen. West will be 27 when the season begins, but he still has the size and physical running style to garner some attention from teams in need of a short-yardage back. That said, his days of being a starter-level option for teams is likely over.
West is active for Saturday's game against the Colts, Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun reports. West, who was last active back on Oct. 8, adds depth to the team's Week 16 backfield, but we wouldn't expect him to make a big fantasy splash Saturday, with Alex Collins, Danny Woodhead and Javorius Allen also in the mix.
West (coach's decision) is inactive Week 15 against the Browns. West was absent from the injury report this week, so he'll be a healthy scratch yet again for the Ravens. Look for Alex Collins to be the lead rusher in Baltimore, with Danny Woodhead active on passing downs and Javorius Allen also in the mix.
West (calf) is inactive for Sunday's game in Pittsburgh. With Alex Collins locked in as the lead back and Danny Woodhead handling passing downs, the Ravens prefer to use Javorius Allen as their No. 3 running back. Allen is better than West in the passing game and also plays special teams, but the Ravens might actually turn to West as the new lead runner if Collins were to suffer an injury. As for the immediate future, West will once again be a healthy scratch.
West (calf) isn't on Wednesday's injury report ahead of Sunday's game against the Lions. West's inactive status the past couple weeks seemingly had more to do with his role than his calf injury. He may now have an opening to rejoin the Baltimore backfield, as Alex Collins missed Wednesday's practice with a calf issue of his own. West likely would be returning to a limited role if active, however, as he hasn't played since Week 5 and didn't do much early in the season.
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