Ravens CB Jimmy Smith Suspended Four Games for PED Violation

Report: Ravens CB Jimmy Smith Suspended Four Games for PED Violation

Report | Jimmy Smith receives 4-game suspension

The surging Baltimore Ravens will play the final quarter of the regular season without cornerback Jimmy Smith, who will be on injured reserve while serving a suspension for violating the National Football League policy on performance enhancing substances.

Due to the fact that he will miss the rest of the 2017-18 season and the Ravens only have four regular-season games left, Smith will withdraw his appeal and begin serving his four-game suspension immediately.

Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith suffered a season-ending Achilles injury in Baltimore's 44-20 win over the Detroit Lions on Sunday. First-rounder Marlon Humphrey should take over for Smith in the starting lineup.

It's a double black eye for Baltimore Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith. Still, due to injuries, Smith has only played two full seasons, with the other 16-game campaign coming in 2015-16, when he recorded 54 stops in all, one sack, three interceptions, 10 pass defenses and one defensive score.

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Smith has been dealing with an Achilles injury for most of the season. "It's different than it has been before", head coach John Harbaugh said. We have a lot of good, young players.

"It's the way we organize the whole program, to play our best in December and January", Harbaugh said in his Monday news conference.

"I'm really not well versed on that".

On the season, the Ravens rank third in total passing yardage allowed and eighth in yards per attempt. "He's a guy we've always had a lot of hope for. he's a very instinctive player, I see him playing a lot in the upcoming games". Humphrey made some adjustments and was able to get an interception that sealed the victory for the Ravens late in the fourth quarter.

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