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Jimmy Smith suffers groin injury at Ravens practice


Ravens rookie cornerback Jimmy Smith was removed from practice today after suffering a groin injury.

Smith, the Ravens’ first-round draft pick in the draft in April, tweaked his groin while covering rookie wide receiver LaQuan Williams on a crossing route.

Smith didn’t return to the field and was spotted with a bag of ice in his pants. (Or maybe he’s just happy to be in the NFL.)

In other Ravens injury news, center Matt Birk was held out of practice to rest his knee, while guard Ben Grubbs was activated off the physically unable to perform list.

UPDATE: Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth told our friend Aaron Wilson, “Jimmy didn’t tear anything. He should be fine.”

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14 Responses to “Jimmy Smith suffers groin injury at Ravens practice”
  1. thephantomstranger says: Aug 1, 2011 5:42 PM

    Didn’t you hear that Jimmy Smith changed his name to Bob Nelson, Jr.?

  2. ravensfan4life52 says: Aug 1, 2011 5:45 PM

    jimmy will be alright and it’s good to see Ben Grubbs back.

  3. kevo126 says: Aug 1, 2011 5:46 PM

    can we keep posts about training camp injuries to something a little more than tweaking a groin weeks before the season starts?

  4. YouMadCauseImStylingOnYou says: Aug 1, 2011 5:46 PM

    “Smith didn’t return to the field and was spotted with a bag of ice in his pants. (Or maybe he’s just happy to be in the NFL.)”

    What you’ve just said is one of the most insanely idiotic things I have ever heard. At no point in your rambling, incoherent response were you even close to anything that could be considered a rational thought. Everyone in this room is now dumber for having listened to it. I award you no points, and may God have mercy on your soul.

  5. packerswambulance says: Aug 1, 2011 6:08 PM

    A lot like Packers Fans, who have been consistently pulling their groins after the Superbowl, they will now have to sit down with a bag of ice in their pants.

  6. rickycubane says: Aug 1, 2011 6:09 PM

    i really like Jimmy Smith, i want this dude to give WRs hell. love the Ravens and their coaches.. my out of town favorites.. hopefully this is not a lingering problem

  7. schmitty2 says: Aug 1, 2011 6:24 PM

    Tweaked a groin covering a rookie WR? Whats going to happen when Mike Wallace comes ripping at him?

  8. stairwayto7 says: Aug 1, 2011 6:41 PM

    Jimmy Smith already hurt? He is making excuses when Wallace is buring him in week 1 for 2 long td’s in a Steeler’s blowout win over the SOFT RAVENS!

  9. hines86for6 says: Aug 1, 2011 6:43 PM

    Young Money Crew> Jimmy Smith, Ladarious Webb, Chris Carr

  10. firerogergoodell says: Aug 1, 2011 6:53 PM

    Thumbs up if this instantly made you think about Sam Malone’s groin injury rap from Cheers? LOL

  11. drbengolfing says: Aug 1, 2011 6:59 PM

    Ga Ga Ga Groin injury.

  12. emmac13 says: Aug 1, 2011 7:25 PM

    cromartie wishes he would have pulled his groin muscle.

  13. secdominance says: Aug 1, 2011 7:54 PM

    According to PFT readers, does this mean Smith has an attitude problem like Michael Crabtree? He got hurt working out, so he’s a diva right?

  14. terrellblowens says: Aug 1, 2011 8:34 PM

    I hope Williams makes that team as a starter someday just so the starting WRs can be Anquan and LaQuan

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