Dwayne Harris

Ravens news, notes and opinions on CB depth, success against top receivers, plethora of injuries

Ravens news, notes and opinions on CB depth, success against top receivers, plethora of injuries

Remember what happened last year after the Ravens’ top cornerback, Jimmy Smith, went down in games against the New York Giants and New England Patriots? Or how about what happened without Smith in losses to the Dallas Cowboys and Pittsburgh Steelers?

Fast-forward to Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders when Smith, as he was returning a fumble 47 yards for a touchdown, realized that his sore Achilles tendon, which has been bothering him for a couple of weeks, wasn’t going to allow him to play much that day. That would have constituted a major problem in previous seasons, even with a backup quarterback throwing to a quality set of wide receivers as was the case...

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