Ah, social media. Unhappy players used to have only the newspapers and TV to voice their disgruntlement, but these days, anyone with a beef against whatever situation he may be facing can take his case to the people by way of a Twitter campaign. So it is now with Baltimore Ravens fullback Le'Ron McClain(notes), the bruising blocker and runner who has taken to the interwebs to discuss his need for more carries in the crowded Baltimore backfield. Thus, the "McClain 4 RB" campaign.
In 2009, Ray Rice(notes) became the obvious main man at running back — his slashing style proved to be extremely beneficial for the team as Rice became one of the NFL's most efficient backs. And there's no question that Rice will continue to be the primary ball carrier. The question McClain seems to have is, what will happen to the extra carries previously given to veteran Willis McGahee(notes)? The Ravens used to have more of a time-share between the two halfbacks, and McGahee was still the goal-line guy inRead More »from Le'Ron McClain campaigns for more playing time ... via Twitter