Found August 06, 2013 on Pro Sports Daily:
In just his third season Torrey Smith has found himself as Baltimore's receiving group's leader. It wasn't something expected necessarily. He was particularly shocked when the Ravens traded Anquan Boldin to San Francisco this offseason. But it's a position he's embraced since it came to him. And it's something he's not taking for granted either. "I've always been driven" Smith said. "I never needed anybody to motivate me. I've always wanted to be better. No one's harder on me than me. I'm my biggest critic." Smith may be a leader on offense. But his coach isn't looking to tag him as "the guy" a label fans and media like to place on players at certain positions. "I know there’s a narrative out there about all that No. 1 No. 2 [and] No. 3 stuff but Torrey will be the same player as he was last year only better" Harbaugh said. "Of course Anquan won’t be there but other guys will be. He’s g...
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