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The Ravens are now down another cornerback, which is perhaps the reason they have signed Chris Johnson. Second-year cornerback Jimmy Smith has undergone sports hernia surgery, according to reports, and will definitely miss Sunday’s showdown with the Steelers.
Smith is expected to miss several weeks and the team hopes he will be back by season’s end. The Ravens were already without cornerback Lardarius Webb who tore his anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) earlier this season.
Now on to the injury report.
For the Steelers:
Did not participate: WR Antonio Brown (ankle), OT Marcus Gilbert (ankle), S Troy Polamalu (calf) and QB Ben Roethlisberger (right shoulder)
Full participation: CB Curtis Brown (quad), S Ryan Clark (concussion), DE Brett Keisel (shoulder), RB Rashard Mendenhall (Achilles), OT Max Starks (ankle), LB Stevenson Sylvester (hamstring) and CB Ike Taylor (illness)
For the Ravens:
Out: CB Jimmy Smith (abs)
Limited participation: DT Terrence Cody (arm), WR Jacoby Jones (ankle), ...
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It took until Friday, but now it really does feel like Steelers-Ravens week after Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith took to Twitter Friday afternoon to tweet a few lyrics from the song Renegade. An hour later Smith took his foot off the gas a little by tweeting, "That place goes nuts when they play that song....gotta love big games in great football environments"...
The Ravens secondary suffered another blow today as cornerback Jimmy Smith had surgery Thursday morning on his injured groin, per Ryan Mink of BaltimoreRavens.com.
“You don’t expect all this to happen, but it’s football,” defensive coordinator Dean Pees said, via Mink. “It’s professional football. Some years you go through and you’re unscathed. Some years you go through...
The Thursday injury report for the Baltimore Ravens is now out as they continue to prepare to take on the Pittsburgh Steelers Sunday night at Heinz Field.
Cornerback Jimmy Smith (abs) has been ruled out for the Sunday night game after undergoing successful surgery to repair a sports hernia in Philadelphia on Thursday.
With Smith now ruled out, cornerback Corey Graham will likely...
Many observers were ready to bury the Baltimore Ravens after they lost Ray Lewis and Lardarius Webb during their Oct. 14 win over Dallas. But the Ravens have won two of three games since the defensive duo went down and, after putting up 55 points against Oakland on Sunday, the Ravens stand at 7-2 heading into next week’s division matchup with Pittsburgh.
Baltimore has remained...
Ravens second-year cornerback Jimmy Smith had successful groin surgery today in Philadelphia and is expected to miss several weeks, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports. The team expressed optimism that he'll return before the end of the season.
Smith's injury further challenges a depleted cornerback group. Corey Graham, who was signed as a free agent this offseason...
Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith is expected to return this season following sports hernia surgery, coach John Harbaugh reiterated today.
Smith underwent a procedure Thursday morning in Philadelphia and is ruled out for Sunday night's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Although the former first-round draft pick is out for an indefinite period of time, the Ravens...
Last week: 14 (+7)
This team really lucked out. They were looking shaky (even off a 35 point home win) and had 2 games against the Steelers in their next 3 weeks and looked poised to cede their division lead, but Ben Roethlisberger’s injury changes that. They’re still allowing 40 more yards per game than they gain and have only won 2 games by more than 10 points despite...
The Baltimore Ravens ran a fake field goal despite leading 41-17 in the third quarter of last Sunday's win over the Oakland Raiders. That decision sparked a debate: Were the Ravens running up the score?
Thanks to a great segment from NFL Network's "Sound FX" (shown above), we know Ravens coach John Harbaugh saw the criticism coming.
"Thinking about the...
Despite declaring that he's 100 percent recovered from his right knee and right thigh injuries a day earlier, Ravens defensive end Pernell McPhee is officially listed as doubtful on the injury report.
The Ravens' starting left end didn't practice today, and is now regarded as a long shot to play in Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Nose guard Terrence...
Ah, now that we are all past finding out what finding out exactly what is wrong with the right shoulder and ribs of Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger, we can finally get on with Steelers-Ravens week. Of course it didn't take the Baltimore Ravens fan base long to get over the injury to Roethlisberger, in fact, it was likely celebrated in Baltimore.
We all have...
Though neither played in the 55-20 victory over the Oakland Raiders on Sunday, defensive starters Haloti Ngata and Pernell McPhee were on the practice field Wednesday as the Ravens continued preparations for their AFC North showdown with the Pittsburgh Steelers this weekend.
McPhee, a starting defensive end, has missed the past two games with a thigh injury. Asked about him today...
Baltimore Ravens (7-2) at Pittsburgh Steelers (6-3)
Ben Roethlisberger is out for this one. How can the Steelers possibly beat the 7-2 Ravens? That’s the question that everyone seems to be asking this week and apparently no one can come up with an answer as the public is pounding Baltimore as road favorites here. However, as is often the case with the public on heavy leans, I think...
The Black and Blue division certainly seems to have a lot of bruises this year.The Bengals are experiencing a sophomore slump and appear to be out of the division race, while the Browns have once again drafted a quarterback who isn't going to automatically make them contenders.The two Super Bowl contenders in the division keep getting hurt, losing essential players while fighting...
Season 3, Episode 43 of The Terrible Podcast is up and co-host David Todd look at the Friday injury report for the Pittsburgh Steelers heading into their Sunday night game against the Baltimore Ravens.
There is a lot to talk about today and we wrap some loose ends left over from the win over the Kansas City Chiefs before moving on to preview the game against the Ravens. Keenan...