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), ...