Super Bowl XLVII

As he celebrates his 2nd Super Bowl win, ex-Raven Torrey Smith keeps close ties to Baltimore

As he celebrates his 2nd Super Bowl win, ex-Raven Torrey Smith keeps close ties to Baltimore

Torrey Smith’s Twitter account provides a running commentary of whatever is on his mind. Sometimes, that’s politics or social issues. Occasionally, it’s football. He engages with fans, spars with critics and laments the president of the United States.

On Feb. 5, the morning after the Philadelphia Eagles beat the New England Patriots, 41-33, in a thrilling Super Bowl LII, the first tweet Smith shared with his 595,000-plus followers had one word above two pictures.

“Blessed!” the Eagles wide receiver wrote. The two pictures, depicting Smith with his arms outstretched and his eyes looking skyward as confetti rained, were nearly identical except for his uniform and hairstyle. Yet,...

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