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By Matt Kibbe
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Independent voices from the The Washington Times Communities
Topic - Torrey Smith
Here's another adjective Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin can call his ill-timed two-step onto the field last Thursday night against Baltimore.
A game between the Pittsburgh Steelers and Baltimore Ravens usually features hard hits, flying helmets and a pivotal play in the final minutes. The clash between these AFC North rivals on Thursday night had all that — and so much more.
Washington Redskins cornerback E.J. Biggers has been fined $21,000 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness in a loss to Philadelphia.
Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is lost for the season following hip surgery, a blow to the team in its bid to repeat as Super Bowl champions.
On the eve of NFL free agency, trades involving top receivers Anquan Boldin and Percy Harvin grabbed the headlines.
Fear the dreadlocks, San Francisco.
Tyrod Taylor is the forgotten quarterback at the Super Bowl.
Everyone knows the starters, of course, Baltimore's Joe Flacco and San Francisco's Colin Kaepernick. They even know about Alex Smith, who started for the 49ers until he was sidelined with a concussion in November and Kaepernick stepped in. But what about the former Virginia Tech standout?
On game day, Torrey Smith is a whirlwind of dreadlocks, speed and big-play catches. None of this provides a hint of the hurdles the former Maryland Terrapin had to overcome to become the deep threat the Baltimore Ravens needed to make it to the Super Bowl.
Torrey Smith overcame a variety of obstacles to become the deep threat the Baltimore Ravens needed to make it to the Super Bowl.
The music blared in the Baltimore Ravens locker room Saturday as the players threw their football gear into black duffel bags lying in front of their cubicles.
Matchups for the AFC championship game Sunday between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.
While Lee Evans awaits another chance in the NFL, he'll be rooting for the Baltimore Ravens in Sunday's AFC championship rematch with New England.
A celebration four weeks in the making featured laughs and hugs, a surprise appearance by team owner Steve Bisciotti and the distribution of hats announcing the Baltimore Ravens' stature as AFC North champions.
"I'm not going to lie, it's tough," Baltimore wide receiver Torrey Smith said.
"It's not so much about football when you lose someone like that, someone you love like a brother and would do anything for you," Smith said.