Allen did not play an offensive snap against the Falcons.
Ty Montgomery's ascent has now neutralized Allen's presence in the Baltimore offense. Since the bye week, Allen's snap counts check in at five, one, and zero on offense. Allen still sees time on special teams, but any sort of fantasy-relevant role is seemingly out the window.
Allen had a two-yard carry on his lone offensive snap in Sunday's 34-17 win over the Raiders.
Ty Montgomery seems to have taken Allen's role as the de facto pass-catching back out of the Baltimore backfield. The former Packer played 28 offensive snaps and had 11 touches from scrimmage compared to Allen's one snap. Allen now profiles as the No.4 back in the Baltimore offense when Alex Collins is active, and with Lamar Jackson absorbing a fair share of carries, there simply aren't enough touches to go around for the former USC Trojan.
Allen carried the ball once for a two-yard gain during Sunday's 24-21 win over Cincinnati.
Allen can't blame his uneventful day on the insertion of a run-first quarterback and sudden emergence of rookie Gus Edwards, but they certainly didn't help. Allen now has just six carries since Week 6. He had kept his value up as a receiver, with 14 catches in his previous four games, but that worth might be diluted if Jackson continues to play in place of Joe Flacco (hip). Allen's value is probably low as a runner no matter what, but keep an eye on the quarterback situation to see if Allen is likely to see a couple of passes come his way. Sunday brings a Raiders defense ranked 17th in opponent passing yards at 245 per game.
Allen took one carry for six yards and caught five passes for eight yards in a 23-16 loss to the Steelers on Sunday.
Ty Montgomery was inactive for his first game as a member of the Ravens, but he should be ready to push Allen for playing time on passing downs after a Week 10 bye. Allen has produced just 5.6 yards per catch this season and 6.3 per catch for his career, lacking the speed or elusiveness to take advantage of his reliable hands. The Ravens presumably hope to reduce his role over the final seven weeks of the season.
Allen caught three of five targets for 18 yards and a touchdown during Sunday's 36-21 loss to Carolina.
Allen's main contribution came at the end of the third quarter when he slid out into the flat and then crossed back over the middle for a nine-yard touchdown reception, his second of the season to go along with three rushing touchdowns. It'll be interesting to see how the acquisition of former-Packer Ty Montgomery impacts Allen's role. Allen, though not a dynamic runner, ranks fourth on the team in catches and targets. Montgomery, himself, is a former receiver. Look for how those two split targets beginning Sunday against a Pittsburgh defense surrendering 265 opponent passing yards per game.
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