On the eve of NFL free agency, trades involving top receivers Anquan Boldin and Percy Harvin grabbed the headlines.
Fear the dreadlocks, San Francisco.
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?
Tyrod Taylor is the forgotten quarterback at the Super Bowl.
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.
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.
Matchups for the AFC championship game Sunday between the Baltimore Ravens and New England Patriots at Gillette Stadium.