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Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith backs Pollard, other defensive players

Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith backs Pollard, other defensive players

Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith may well be the beneficiary of the NFL’s efforts to crack down on certain hits, but that doesn’t mean he necessarily agrees with everything the league is doing. In fact, he called the $42,000 fine given to his former teammate and current Tennessee Titans safety Bernard Pollard for his hit Sunday on the Houston Texans’ Andre Johnson “a little over-the-top.”   “Some things you can’t avoid,” Smith said. “It’s tough on those defensive guys. It’s like, ‘All right, well do you want to hit the guy up high and risk getting fined and a penalty for your team or do you want to hit him...

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