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Cornerback Jimmy Smith absent from Ravens practice Wednesday

Cornerback Jimmy Smith absent from Ravens practice Wednesday

The Ravens opened their second consecutive week of practice without their top cornerback Wednesday.

Jimmy Smith has not been on a field since spraining his right ankle in the team’s 30-23 loss at the New England Patriots on Dec. 12. Shareece Wright filled in capably in Smith’s absence in Sunday’s 27-26 win over the Philadelphia Eagles. But the defense could certainly use Smith in Sunday’s AFC North showdown at the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Rookie outside linebacker Kamalei Correa also was not present during the portion of practice open to the media. He was not reported to have suffered an injury after Sunday’s...

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