Troy Smith: Is the Ravens QB Getting the Raw Deal? Ed Reed Think So

July 21, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Former Ohio State quarterback and Heisman winner Troy Smith was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fifth round of the 2007 NFL Draft. He was in contention to be the Ravens starting quarterback during the 2008 training camp and preseason.
An unfortunate illness sidelined Smith in the preseason and current starter Joe Flacco took control of the reigns as a rookie and never looked back, leading the Ravens to an 11-5 record and second place finish in the AFC North.
Smith was poised to become a starter in the NFL, as most quarterbacks are as well, but the timing seems to be off right now.
The timing will continue to be off as long as he is on the Ravens, especially now that they have signed veteran Marc Bulger to be Flacco's new backup.
This leaves Smith fighting John Beck for the third and final roster spot at the quarterback position, unless the Ravens want a total of four quarterbacks on their roster, which is highly unlikely.
Smith has voiced his reque...

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