Huge day for the Ravens–Steve Smith and Daryl Smith in, Michael Oher out…

This promo poster is already making the rounds in Baltimore as a rally banner for the 2014 Ravens' offensive rejuvenation: Yes, Steve Smith of Carolina Panthers fame is now a wide receiver for the Ravens. I was convinced Steve Smith would end up with the New England Patriots.  Surprise, surprise! The Ravens also made a re-signing deal with 32-year-old linebacker Daryl...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens re-sign MLB Daryl Smith

Daryl Smith was Pro Football Focus’ 2nd ranked 4-3 outside linebacker in 2011, but missed most of the 2012 season with injury and was undervalued on the open market, coming from Jacksonville and going into his age 31 season. The Ravens wisely snatched him up and plugged him in at Ray Lewis’ old spot at middle linebacker. Smith proved to be a great addition, providing an upgrade...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Daryl Smith, Evan Dietrich-Smith sign with other teams, despite Broncos' pursuit

No NFL team ever bats 1.000 in free agency. The Broncos had a tough day Friday as two players they had pursued, middle linebacker Daryl Smith and center Evan Dietrich-Smith, signed elsewhere. Smith, who turns 32 next month, re-signed with the Baltimore Ravens, receiving a four-year, $16.1 deal. The Broncos and Atlanta Falcons also expressed interest in Smith. Dietrich-Smith,...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Free agency day four: Smiths of different sizes

After day three went by with the Ravens only bringing back special teamer/safety Jeromy Miles, day four brought a lot more excitement. The Ravens were a busy team today, and set themselves up nicely for the rest of the offseason. Hits - The first big news of the day came when Adam Schefter announced that the Ravens agreed to a deal with ILB Daryl Smith. Smith was the leading tackler...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens give LB Daryl Smith four-year contract

getty images Last season Daryl Smith played on a one-year prove it deal. He did, and now the linebacker has earned a four-year contract from the Baltimore Ravens. On Friday the Ravens came to terms with the 32-year-old Smith on a new four-year deal worth $16.1 million. It is a large investment for a for a player over 30 but Smith had become the defensive leader of the Ravens with...
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March 14, 2014  |  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...
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March 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens Re-Sign LB Daryl Smith

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Ravens and LB Daryl Smith have reached agreement on a four-year deal. According to Schefter, Smith receives a four-year, $16.1 million contract. Smith, 31, has done enough this season to warrant a multi-year contract after he signed just a one-year deal worth $1.125 million last year. In 2013, Smith totaled 123 tackles, five sacks, two...
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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...
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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...
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March 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens talking to Daryl Smith about remaining with team

The Ravens have several impending free agents on their roster and General Manager Ozzie Newsome is getting to work on keeping some of them off the market. One of the players they’d like to keep is linebacker Daryl Smith. Smith signed with the team last year after he was cut by the Jaguars and rarely came off the field for the Ravens during the regular season. He finished the year...
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February 23, 2014  |  Discuss

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