In just three years with the team, wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. captured the admiration of Baltimore Ravens fans for a variety of reasons. The most obvious one was his stellar play in the face of long odds due to his age, but this main one was the attitude and fire he brought to the team each and every week.
Being held in such high regard by the fans and front office is tough to do when it comes to a historic franchise, but Smith did it, and is still beloved by the many who got to see him suit up in purple and black. Now he works for the NFL Network, having carved out a niche as a talking head who —unsurprisingly — isn’t afraid at all to speak his mind.
On draft night, he gained some attention by stating that first round quarterback Lamar Jackson would soon be taking over for his former teammate Joe Flacco.


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