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After emotional departure, Torrey Smith preparing to suit up against, not for Ravens

After emotional departure, Torrey Smith preparing to suit up against, not for Ravens

Torrey Smith was walking out to practice Wednesday with his San Francisco 49ers teammates when something on a nearby television caught his eye.

With the 49ers and Ravens preparing to play Sunday at Levi's Stadium, NFL Network was replaying Super Bowl XLVII, the last time the two teams met in a game that mattered. Veteran 49ers left tackle Joe Staley must have seen the television, too, and his memories of that game — a 34-31 Ravens victory to end the 2012 season — are obviously not as pleasant as Smith's.

"Joe Staley, we were in the huddle, and he looks at me and was like, 'You didn't deserve that,'" Smith said. "We kind of talk trash about it every...

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