NFL: Baltimore Ravens at Cincinnati Bengals
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The Baltimore Ravens evaded what might have been a major hit to their depth in the secondary. Throughout Friday’s practice, cornerback Jimmy Smith was hauled off the field after sustaining an ideal leg injury, per Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic. The good news is, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh states Smith suffered just a sprain.

” He’s got a low ankle sprain, so a week or more is what I was informed,” Harbaugh stated, by means of Pro Football Talk. “It was great news.”

Smith remained in tight protection on tight end Mark Andrews when he suffered the injury, per Zrebiec, who likewise reported he was not able to put any weight on the leg in concern prior to he was hauled away. Smith, 33, has actually invested his whole profession with the Ravens– who prepared him with the No. 27 general choice in the 2011 NFL Draft. His profession has actually been afflicted by injuries, as Smith has actually played a complete 16 video games simply two times in his 10 seasons. In 11 video games played in 2020, Smith tape-recorded 27 combined deals with, one sack and one pass defensed.

Smith has actually been faithful to Baltimore, and is using his 2nd 1 year offer. He even stated he would rather retire than bet another NFL franchise. While the injury he suffered on Friday at one point seemed rather major, Smith ought to be all set to wear in Week 1.

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