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Ravens' Jimmy Smith shuts down Lions WR Johnson

Ravens' Jimmy Smith shuts down Lions WR Johnson

Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith was granted an assignment he coveted Monday night, a daunting task most other defensive backs would dread. Smith shadowed All-Pro Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson all over Ford Field, doing a respectable job containing one of the most dangerous players in the NFL during the Ravens' 18-16 victory. With the exception of a 37-yard reception in the second half and an 18-yard catch that led to a go-ahead touchdown for the Lions in the final minutes, Johnson didn't have much of an impact. He finished with six catches for 98 yards while being targeted a game-high 13 times. “I didn't really change it up too much,” Smith said....

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