Steve Smith Sr. RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ravens may try to talk Steve Smith out of retirement

    Pro Football Talk "Steve Smith said he retired from the Ravens at the end of the 2016 season. The team isn’t quite ready to say goodbye. Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said he still thinks Smith’s mind could change, and he sounded like he’d consider contacting Smith to see what it would take to get him back on the..." January 11

  • Steve Smith's retirement letter includes final shot at DBs

    ESPN "Steve Smith Sr. has officially retired from the NFL, doing so in his own unique and humorous way. It also befitted the Baltimore Ravens wide receiver's fiery 16-year career. Smith tweeted a picture of a letter Friday that he sent to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, writing that he "will no..." January 06

  • Ravens' Smith confirms retirement, says he's going home

    Complex "After 16 years in the NFL, Steve Smith has officially retired. Following the Baltimore Ravens' 31-27 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Smith posted a message on his Instagram account, hinting that his next game would be his last. In the days leading up to Sunday's game against the Cincinnati..." January 02

  • Steve Smith: Sunday Will ‘Probably Be My Last Game’

    CBS Philly "37-year-old Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith is “89-percent” sure Sunday will be his last NFL game. “I’m about 89-percent sure,” Smith told reporters. “Pretty sure I know what I want to do. I got great support from my family. My wife supports me whichever way I want to go. My boys want me to..." December 29

  • Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith hints at retirement on Instagram

    Fox Sports "The Baltimore Ravens were eliminated from playoff contention on Sunday, and wide receiver Steve Smith hinted that he’s heading toward his final NFL game. Sunday’s 31-27 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers dropped the Baltimore Ravens to 8-7 with one game to go this season, and officially eliminated..." December 27

  • Steve Smith moves into 12th on all-time receptions list

    Fanrag Sports "Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. hauled in four receptions in the first half of Sunday evening’s game against the Pittsburgh Steelers, passing Isaac Bruce for 12th on the all-time receptions list in the process. Smith Sr. is one of just 14 players in NFL history to eclipse the..." December 26

  • Steve Smith passes Marvin Harrison for 7th on all-time receiving list

    CBS Sports "Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. made some history in Week 15 against the Philadelphia Eagles, as he moved up another spot on the NFL's all-time receiving yards list. Smith passed Hall-of-Famer Marvin Williams (14,580 career receiving yards) on Sunday to move into seventh overall..." December 18

  • Steve Smith Sr. blows up at Ravens practice after multiple Joe Flacco miscues

    Fox Sports "Steve Smith Sr. wasn’t in the mood for mistakes during the Baltimore Ravens’ practice Thursday, even by his Pro Bowl quarterback. Smith tossed his helmet and kicked a football after Flacco overthrew him on back-to-back deep passes along the sideline. After the outburst, Smith walked off the..." December 16

  • Steve Smith Sr. tosses helmet, boots football after practice miscues

    ESPN "Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. showed his frustration during Thursday's practice when he tossed his helmet and then kicked a football. The outburst came in the first hour of practice, after Joe Flacco overthrew Smith on consecutive deep passes along the sideline. Smith ripped..." December 15

  • Another cornerback gets into it with Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr.

    Baltimore Sun "Another week, another cornerback who fires a shot at Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. A week after Dallas Cowboys rookie Anthony Brown said he no longer had respect for Smith, the Cincinnati Bengals’ Dre Kirkpatrick took Smith to task after he recorded four receptions for 20 yards in the..." November 28

  • Vontaze Burfict's ridiculous flop fools ref into penalizing Steve Smith

    CBS Sports "Hey, give Vontaze Burfict credit. The man who has been fined more than $805,000 in his five-year NFL career decided it's more advantageous to his teammates -- and his wallet -- to be on the other end of a penalty flag, even if it means flopping around the field like a fish out of water. Which..." November 27

  • Steve Smith and Adam Jones are old enough to have mutual respect

    Cincinnati Enquirer "If you pulled something rolling your eyes every time your uncle ranted about millennials on Thanksgiving, Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith is here to make things better. He’s got a thought or two on millennials as well, but they’re way more entertaining than your uncle’s. Twice this..." November 25

  • Talk of one more year for Steve Smith Sr.

    Baltimore Sun "Steve Smith Sr. has vowed that this season will be the last of his 16-year career as a wide receiver. But fellow wideout Mike Wallace said he would love to continue playing with Smith. “Sixteen years is a long time, but if anybody can keep playing, it’s him,” Wallace said Sunday. “It’s just an..." November 22

  • Cowboys rookie CB Anthony Brown on Baltimore WR Steve Smith: 'I have no respect for him anymore'

    Sports Day "Dallas Cowboys rookie cornerback Anthony Brown said he respected Baltimore's Steve Smith coming into Sunday's game. But after it was over, he had lost all respect for the Ravens veteran receiver. Smith was targeted nine times Sunday and caught eight passes for 99 yards and a touchdown. Smith's..." November 21

  • Steve Smith Sr. joins NFL’s exclusive 1,000-catch club

    Sportsnaut "He’s played in 214 career games. He now has 1,000 career catches for 14,349 receiving yards and 78 touchdowns … and counting. The career of Steve Smith Sr. has been nothing short of remarkable. Midway through the third quarter against the Dallas Cowboys, Smith Sr. hit an incredible milestone..." November 20

  • Steve Smith tells Harrison: Don't take digs at me

    NFL.com "There will be many discussions as to whether Steve Smith will wind up in the Pro Football Hall of Fame someday, but there's no question he's in the Football Trash Talk Hall of Fame. On the NFL Network set after Thursday's 28-7 win over the Browns, the Ravens veteran wideout didn't waste any..." November 11

  • Steve Smith Sr. planning to play today against rival Steelers

    Baltimore Sun "As long as Steve Smith Sr. gets through warmups with no issues, the Ravens wide receiver is expected to return for today's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Smith, who missed the past two games after hurting his right ankle early in a Oct. 16 loss to the Washington Redskins, practiced on..." November 06

  • Steve Smith to wear ‘Break the Silence’ cleats

    Sportsnaut "Steve Smith Sr. is outspoken against domestic violence. He made headlines this week by blasting New York Giants kicker Josh Brown. He’s also going to be wearing custom made cleats this Sunday when the New York Jets host the Baltimore Ravens. Here is a look at the cleats, which read “Break the..." October 23

  • Steve Smith: “Our system is broken”

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL learned the hard way two years ago the problems that can arise from failing to employ proper diligence when investigating domestic violence allegations involving former Ravens running back Ray Rice. A current Ravens player has opted to say things that need to be said given the reality..." October 21

  • Steve Smith Blasts Josh Brown ... You Deserve a Beatdown!

    TMZ "Baltimore Ravens superstar Steve Smith is coming out swingin' at NY Giants kicker Josh Brown -- saying the guy needs his ass beat down after new domestic violence details came to light. "You know what if your ex-wife was my daughter yo ASS would be on IR," Smith wrote." October 20

  • Steve Smith ruled out of game vs. Redskins with ankle injury

    247 Sports "Baltimore Ravens WR Steve Smith will not return to the field during the Ravens matchup with the Redskins, as he has been officially ruled out with an ankle injury. Smith initially left the game in the first half after injuring the ankle during an impressive reception." October 09

  • Josh Norman and Baltimore’s Steve Smith share great respect thanks to their time together in Carolina

    Washington Post "Every week seems to feature an intriguing matchup for Josh Norman. Two weeks ago, the Redskins cornerback faced off with Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., with whom Norman had exchanged both physical blows on the playing field last season, and verbal jabs both in the 2015 meeting between the..." October 06

  • Ravens' Steve Smith Sr. explains why his comeback has nothing to do with NFL records

    Fox Sports "When Steve Smith ruptured his right Achilles tendon last season, that could have been the end of the line for one of the NFL's most successful wide receivers. The 37-year-old seriously contemplated retirement, to the point that he was telling reporters and teams alike that he was done with the..." August 18

  • Ravens wideout Steve Smith passes physical, will practice soon

    Pro Football Talk "Steve Smith’s comeback from a torn Achilles can now begin in earnest. According to Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens wide receiver has passed his physical and will be activated from the physically unable to perform list, and could practice as soon as Monday. That would be plenty..." August 17