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Steve Smith Sr. Injury: Updates on Ravens Star's Ankle and Return

Joseph Zucker@@JosephZuckerFeatured Columnist

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith (89) makes a catch as Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick Peterson (21) defends during the second half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, in Glendale, Ariz. The Cardinals won 26-18. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
Ross D. Franklin/Associated Press

Baltimore Ravens wideout Steve Smith Sr. hadn't played since he injured his ankle in Week 5 against the Washington RedskinsHowever, he is ready to return.

Continue for updates.


Smith Active vs. Steelers

Sunday, Nov. 6 

The Ravens announced that Smith is available against Pittsburgh in Week 9.

Smith tweeted about his status ahead of kickoff:

Steve Smith Sr @89SteveSmith

Everyone keeps asking am I playing.. Deuce has the answer!!!! #agent89 #stevesmithsr https://t.co/jNqbiAhGmx https://t.co/7pJJRqCxuA


Latest on Smith's Practice Status

Friday, Nov. 4

Bo Smolka of Comcast SportsNet reported Smith was a full participant in Friday's practice.


Smith Injured Again After Shortened Season

It looked like Smith's NFL career was over after he suffered a torn Achilles last November. Before the start of the campaign, he said the 2015 season would be his last. Instead, the 37-year-old announced in December that he was coming back for at least one more year:

Steve Smith Sr @89SteveSmith

Wit the blessing of My Family, Friends & Fans!! 2016 Let's give'em Hell 😂 #SmithWPMOYChallenge #SmithWPMOYChallenge https://t.co/RxBQMHGLT2

Prior to his injury, Smith led the team in receptions (24), targets (37) and yards (281) and found the end zone once.

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