WR Torrey Smith Helps Ravens Get Revenge In Wake Of Tragedy

Heralded as 1 of the repeat offensive weapons of the year, wide receiver Torrey Smith put up an incredible game just 24 hours after learning of his brother’s tragic death. 19 year old Tevin Jones was killed Saturday in a motorcycle accident; just as the Ravens were gearing up for their perennial AFC rivals, the New England Patriots. With his teammates’ support and the well wishes of the entire Ravens community, Smith’s decision came at the very last minute. In honor of his brother, a moment of silence fell over M&T Bank Stadium prior to kickoff. When asked what that homage to his brother meant to him, Smith said “The way they [the organization] care about you, that’s the reason why I wanted to be in Baltimore, that’s the reason I wanted to be a Raven.”

On 10 targets, Flacco connected with Smith to find the end zone twice. I’m sure I’m not alone when I say this guy has the utmost respect of fans of the game everywhere to play through the type of pain he’s going through right now. Prayers to his family.


Express Yourself

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s