Daryl Smith LB BAL 4 months ago

Smith finished the 2014 regular season with 128 tackles (68 solo), a sack, an interception, two forced fumbles, a fumble recovered and nine passes defensed.

Rookie inside linebacker C.J. Mosley rapidly emerged as a force, and yet Smith actually recorded more tackles than he did in 2013. Both players stayed on the field for nearly every snap, and it will likely be more of the same in 2015. Mosley offers more upside, but Smith is an excellent IDP option in his right.

Daryl Smith LB BAL 6 months ago

Smith (not injury related) is active for Sunday's game against the Baltimore.

Smith is good to go if he is one of your IDP options.

Daryl Smith LB BAL 7 months ago

Smith (not injury related) is active for Sunday's game against the Falcons.

Smith will be looking to contain Matt Ryan and company while adding to his 45 tackles.

Daryl Smith LB BAL 7 months ago

Smith (knee) is active for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers.

Smith did not practice Wednesday but was able to participate Thursday and Friday, which prompted his probable tag. He's got 37 tackles, one forced fumble and two pass deflections so far this season and figures to get a few more opportunities against a Bucs' offense that has moved the ball well of late.

Daryl Smith LB BAL 7 months ago

Smith (knee) is officially listed as probable for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Smith didn't practice Wednesday but was back for Thursday. The fact that he is listed as probable for Sunday and is trending in the right direction makes it seem likely he will suit up Sunday. Through five games, Smith has 37 tackles (20 solo), a forced fumble and two pass deflections.

Daryl Smith LB BAL 7 months ago

Smith (knee) was able to practice Thursday, the Baltimore Sun reports.

Smith missed Wednesday's practice, but the report suggests that he is expected to play Sunday against the Buccaneers. To date, Smith is second on the Ravens with 38 tackles through five games.

Daryl Smith LB BAL 8 months ago

Playing every defensive snap for a second straight week, Smith recorded eight tackles (five solo), two pass defenses and a forced fumble in Thursday's 26-6 win over the Steelers.

Smith provided what was perhaps the most important play of the night, forcing a red-zone fumble to end Pittsburgh's eight-minute, game-opening drive. The Ravens proceeded to march 85 yards for a touchdown, and then played solid defense for the rest of the night. Through two weeks, the Ravens have used two inside linebackers on every play, with rookie first-rounder C.J. Mosley lining up alongside Smith.

Daryl Smith LB BAL 9 months ago

Smith played every defensive snap in Sunday's loss to the Bengals, finishing with nine tackles (four solo)

Smith and C.J. Mosley both played every snap, as the Ravens were able to keep two inside linebackers on the field all game against a Bengals team with limited wide receiver depth. One of the two may need to occasionally come off when the Ravens face four-wide sets, but it looks like the team will have two viable IDP producers at inside linebacker.

Daryl Smith LB BAL 10 months ago

Smith (groin) returned to practice Monday, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports.

Daryl Smith LB BAL 1 year ago

Ravens re-signed ILB Daryl Smith to a four-year, $16.1 million contract.

After operating on a cheap, one-year deal last season, Smith gets the money he was seeking last spring. Turning 32 today, Smith led the Ravens with 123 tackles in 2013 and became the defensive leader as the on-field play-caller. Smith struggles against the run but is an elite cover linebacker and can rush the passer some. He'll continue to help youngsters Arthur Brown and Josh Bynes.