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Jimmy Smith | Defensive Back | #22

Team: Baltimore Ravens
Age / DOB:  (29) / 7/26/1988
Ht / Wt:  6'2' / 210
College: Colorado
Drafted: 2011 / Rd. 1 (27) / BAL
Contract: view contract details

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Ravens RCB Jimmy Smith avoided the active/PUP list to open training camp.
Smith made a stunningly quick recovery after tearing his Achilles' tendon last December 3, even participating at June minicamp. He appears to have been fully cleared to practice on day one of training camp. Smith is one of the biggest difference makers on Baltimore's defense. Last season, Smith graded out as Pro Football Focus' No. 18 cover corner among 121 qualifiers. Jul 16 - 5:43 PM

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Ravens CB Jimmy Smith (Achilles') is participating in individual drills at minicamp.

It's a great sign after Smith tore his Achilles' in December. There was initially wonder if Smith would even be ready for Week 1, but at this point, he should be ready for training camp. Coach John Harbaugh did say in March that Smith was ahead of schedule in his rehab. With Smith, Brandon Carr, and sophomore Marlon Humphrey, Baltimore has a solid cornerback trio.
Jun 13 - 10:21 AM

Ravens coach John Harbaugh said CB Jimmy Smith (Achilles) is ahead of schedule.

Harbaugh added he is counting on Smith being ready for Week 1. That is an upgrade from January, when Harbaugh said Smith's availability for the season opener was "up in the air." At worst, it sounds like Smith will be ready to go early in the season.
Mar 27 - 10:05 AM

Ravens coach John Harbaugh said CB Jimmy Smith's (Achilles) availability for Week 1 is "up in the air."

Smith tore his Achilles in early December, an injury which can require a lengthy recovery. Harbaugh said he is "hopeful" Smith will be able to return for Week 1, he should be considered questionable at best right now.
Source: ESPN
Jan 4 - 11:55 AM

NFL suspended Ravens CB Jimmy Smith four games for violating the policy on performance enhancing drugs.

It is actually good timing for Smith, who was just lost for the season to a torn Achilles. He will serve his suspension while on injured reserve and be eligible to play at the start of next season. First-rounder Marlon Humphrey should take over for Smith in the starting lineup.
Mon, Dec 4, 2017 09:28:00 AM

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith has been diagnosed with a torn Achilles' tendon and is done for the season.

This is a massive loss for the Ravens as Smith has not allowed a touchdown in coverage all season long per Pro Football Focus. Smith will now have a portion of his 2018 season compromised with the injury. First-round draft pick Marlon Humphrey had been beginning to press Brandon Carr for playing time, but will now take over for Smith as the starting right cornerback.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 04:15:00 PM

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith suffered an Achilles' injury and has been declared out against the Lions.

Smith has been playing through an Achilles' issue for much of the season. Today, he suffered the non-contact injury in the second quarter and immediately went down grabbing his left foot. After ending 2016 on injured reserve with an ankle injury, Smith bounced back and was having a great season, not allowing a touchdown pass in his coverage all year.
Sun, Dec 3, 2017 02:27:00 PM

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith (Achilles) expects to play against the Bears in Week 6.

Smith returned to practice on Friday after sitting out Wednesday and Thursday. He's dealing with Achilles tendinitis but appears to be on the right side of questionable for Sunday's game. Through five weeks, Smith holds PFF's No. 23 grade out of 109 qualifiers at cornerbacks.
Fri, Oct 13, 2017 01:08:00 PM

Ravens restructured CB Jimmy Smith's contract.

$8.5 million of his base salary this season was converted into a signing bonus, creating $5.15 million in cap space. Short on available funds, the Ravens could use the extra space as they attempt to shore up the offensive line.
Thu, Aug 10, 2017 08:39:00 AM

Ravens placed CB Jimmy Smith on injured reserve with a high-ankle sprain, ending his season.

He's out for Week 17 against the Bengals and hasn't played since going down in Week 14. Smith should be fine for a normal offseason. He has three years left on his contract. WR Keenan Reynolds was called up from the taxi squad.
Fri, Dec 30, 2016 11:49:00 AM

Ravens coach John Harbaugh confirmed top CB Jimmy Smith is dealing with a high ankle sprain.

It's why he hasn't played in weeks and won't play in Week 17 against the Bengals. Smith battled ankle, back, and concussion injuries over the course of the season. The Ravens' pass defense got flamed whenever he wasn't on the field.
Mon, Dec 26, 2016 04:12:00 PM

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith (ankle) has been ruled out for Week 16 against the Steelers.

The Ravens are going to have a hard time slowing down Antonio Brown without their top corner. They'll turn to Shareece Wright across from rookie Tavon Young, with Jerraud Powers in the slot. It's a pass-funnel situation for Ben Roethlisberger and a potential Week 16 eruption game for A.B. Smith was in a walking boot on Friday and is dealing with a severe high ankle sprain.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 03:25:00 PM

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith was seen wearing a protective boot on his sprained ankle.

He suffered the injury two weeks ago in a Monday night game against New England. Smith didn't practice this week and will almost certainly miss Sunday's game at Pittsburgh. Without him, the Ravens' already-thin secondary could have a hard time containing Antonio Brown.
Fri, Dec 23, 2016 01:45:00 PM

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith (ankle) remained sidelined at Thursday's practice.

Beat writer Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun said "that should tell you all you need to know about his status for Sunday." Smith's absence would be a big boost to Antonio Brown, who caught seven balls for 85 yards and a touchdown when he faced the Ravens earlier this year.
Thu, Dec 22, 2016 11:48:00 AM

Ravens CB Jimmy Smith (ankle) did not practice Wednesday.

The Ravens did not really feel the effects of Smith's absence against an Eagles offense which lacks talent on the outside, but he would be a big loss this week against the Steelers. Antonio Brown is a high-end WR1 every week, but his matchup will improve dramatically if Smith is not able to play.
Source: ESPN
Wed, Dec 21, 2016 03:15:00 PM

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