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Ravens CB Smith suspended 4 games for PED violation

06 December, 2017, 01:08 | Author: John Swanson
  • Ravens CB Smith suspended 4 games for PED violation

If Smith didn't go down with a significant injury, he might have missed the final four regular season games anyway, depending on the outcome of the appeal.

Now, he won't be getting paid for the first month of his absence.

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A day after tearing his Achillies, it has been announced that Ravens' corner back Jimmy Smith will be suspended for four games for use of performance enhancing drugs.

Smith suffered a torn Achilles in the second quarter of Sunday's 44-20 win over the Lions and is expected to be placed on injured reserve this week. His base salary next year is $9 million according to Over the Cap, so he would stand to lose far more per game-more than 10 times more-than if he were to serve it now.

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"The guys are very vigilant for the most part on that, and sometimes they make mistakes", Harbaugh said. Like Smith, he was able to serve his suspension while on IR. Dixon had an additional two games tacked onto his suspension in September for a violation of the NFL's substance abuse policy. I didn't like it, and I was happy to sneak by with my C. To me, it's the players' responsibility to do it. He made three interceptions and led the Ravens with nine passes broken up. The defense forced three turnovers, the offense padded the lead in the second half and contributed field goals from 38, 46 and 51 yards. We'll step up, and we'll still play at a really high level in the secondary.

On the season, the Ravens rank third in total passing yardage allowed and eighth in yards per attempt. "I'm really confident in that". "We have a lot of good, young players. He plays inside and outside", Harbaugh said of Canady.

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