Steve Smith Could Begin 2016 Season with Pair of Milestones

September 17, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith takes the field for Sunday's game against the Cleveland Browns, he will have a chance to earn multiple career milestones. With 49 receiving yards, he will become the 11th player to crack 14,000 career receiving yards, while 54 receiving yards would move him past James Lofton (14,004) for 10th overall on the all-time list, per Pro-Football-Reference.
Set to retire following the 2015 season, Smith suffered a back, knee and finally an Achilles injury that cost that cost him the remainder of the campaign after playing in just seven games total.
Given his toughness, it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that the 37-year-old wideout will give it another go, looking to end his career on a high note. 
Smith has been heavily relied upon throughout the majority of his career, and it's possible that will be the case again in 2016 if he can get and stay healthy. The Ravens have mostly unproved and/or declining wideout options, w...

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