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Schmuck: Jimmy Smith could be the key for Ravens secondary in 2017

Schmuck: Jimmy Smith could be the key for Ravens secondary in 2017

The Ravens remain in the process of fortifying their secondary — and they have made some notable additions this offseason — but there's a case to be made that the defensive key to ending a two-year playoff drought is a healthy Jimmy Smith.

No one really disputes this, except maybe Smith himself, and that's only because he wants to be deferential to the talented defensive players around him. He's one of the best cornerbacks in the NFL and might well have been the difference maker during the final month of last season if not for the high ankle sprain that ended his year in Week 14.

Of course, that's something of a familiar refrain. The only thing standing between Smith's Pro...

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