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I love that the Ravens continuously groom elite LB talent

With the arrival of training camp, it is vital for the rookies and other young players to study the veterans and use their presence to their advantage. Obviously, this is something that every team’s players will try to do, but despite the Ravens youth, they still have a strong core of veterans. What I cant wait to see is how the linebacking corps develops its young talents...
Via cover32 - Ravens
4 days ago  |  Discuss

LB Camp: Will it be C.J. Mosley or Arthur Brown?

Let’s be honest.  In the competition at linebacker, all fans’ eyes are in the middle. We know one thing for sure:  Daryl Smith will be one of the starters.  However, which of the young Ravens inside linebackers will seize the role next to Smith?  Will it be first-round pick, C.J. Mosley, or last year’s second-round pick, Arthur Brown? Last season, there was a similar question...
Via cover32 - Ravens
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens linebacker Daryl Smith ready to improve on 2013 season

Daryl Smith just smiled and shrugged off the question. Asked recently about being the replacement last year for iconic Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis, Smith stayed true to his low-key personality. He doesn't focus on such comparisons, instead directing his attention to the coming season. The Ravens are scheduled to hold their first full-team practice of training camp July...
Via Pro Sports Daily
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Agree to 4-year deal with Daryl Smith

The transition from the Ray Lewis era went smoother than most fans anticipated, largely thanks to the offseason addition of Daryl Smith. The former Jacksonville Jaguar finished the season as the Ravens’ leading tackler with 123 combined stops, five sacks, three interceptions and 19 pass deflections. As one may infer, he was an integral part of the defense’s production and just...
Via cover32 - Ravens
March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens Hoping To Re-Sign ILB Daryl Smith, But An Agreement Isn’t Imminent

  Aaron Wilson reports that although the Ravens view ILB Daryl Smith as a “priority,” an agreement is not imminent at this point in time. Baltimore has maintained that they would like to have Smith back next season, but progress has been slow and it appears as though Smith will field offers on the open market. Smith, 31, has done enough this season to warrant a multi-year contract...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens making Daryl Smith a priority to re-sign

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Well it looks like the Baltimore Ravens want to make sure linebacker Daryl Smith doesn’t go anywhere after an impressive season in 2013. Ravens also making Daryl Smith a priority to retain although no deal imminent according to a source — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) March 1, 2014 Smith...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Jaguars Not Ruling Out Re-Signing LB Daryl Smith

  The market for free agent LB Daryl Smith has limited to say the least. Smith, 31, suffered a groin injury last season, but was a very solid player for the Jaguars the past few seasons. New Jaguars GM David Caldwell isn’t ready to rule out possibly re-signing Smith. “If he’s interested, we would definitely talk to his agent and see where it goes,” Caldwell said. ...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 19, 2013  |  Discuss

LB Daryl Smith An Option For The Giants?

Vito Stellino of the Florida Times Union mentions that the New York Giants could end up being an option for Jaguars’ impending free agent LB Daryl Smith. Stellino points to the fact that the Giants are in need another quality linebacker and Smith could be a potential stopgap solution, assuming that his asking price fits with their current financial situation. The Bears have also...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
March 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Jaguars place Daryl Smith on injured reserve

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) -- The Jacksonville Jaguars have placed linebacker Daryl Smith on injured reserve with a designation to return later this season. Smith has not played because of a groin injury sustained early in training camp. Smith is eligible to return to practice after six weeks and can be activated after eight weeks. Smith has made 122 starts for the Jaguars since...
Via Fox Sports Florida
October 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Daryl Smith continues to play solid football for the Jacksonville Jaguars

29-year old linebacker Daryl Smith keeps rolling along for the Jacksonville Jaguars.  He has played in all 9 games for the Jaguars so far this year and he has 67 tackles, 3 tackles for a loss, 2.5 sacks, 1 forced fumble, 1 interception and 6 passes defensed.  Smith has now played in 117 games in his first 8 years with the Jaguars and he has 633 tackles, 40 tackles for a loss, 20...
Via Jaguars Locker
November 15, 2011  |  Discuss
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