Ravens WR Torrey Smith, RB Bernard Pierce concussed
What are you looking for?
Latest NFL News and Rumors...

Maurice Jones-Drew and Darren McFadden are expected to provide the Raiders with an interesting one-two punch out of the ba... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bill Lazor has replaced Mike Sherman as the Dolphins' offensive coordinator this year, and one of the differences between ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
As expected, the Raiders unloaded quarterback Terrelle Pryor on Monday. Less expected is that they actually got something ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Marquess Wilson has some more competition in his... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Rams head coach Jeff Fisher said Sunday that quarterback Sam Bradford is doing really well as he rehabs from reconstructiv... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
A wide majority of NFL teams begin their offseason program this week. One of those teams is the Dallas Cowboys, who actual... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Bears wide receiver Marquess Wilson was a seventh-round pick in last year's draft. He played in nine games and caught two ... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
We've been tracking 49ers running back Marcus Lattimore's long road back from his latest devestating knee injury. Most rec... [read more] [All News & Rumors]
Andrew Abramson of the Palm Beach Post wrote Friday that Dolphins wide receivers Brian Hartline and Brandon Gibson are exp... [read more] [All News & Rumors]

Ravens WR Torrey Smith, RB Bernard Pierce concussed

The Ravens got whipped by the Broncos on Sunday and to add injury to insult, they had to finish the game without wide receiver Torrey Smith @TorreySmithWR and running back Bernard Pierce @BPierce_30 after both players suffered concussions. Smith suffered his concussion as he hit the ground after skying for a pass in the third quarter. His day ended with one catch for 14 yards. Pierce carried the ball five times for 20 yards before he was forced out of action.

Fantasy Analysis:

Smith would have a great matchup at home against the Giants next week, but his status for that game is now completely up in the air. Plus, considering his recent stat lines, he would be a WR3 at most if available. Anquan Boldin @AnquanBoldin and tight end Dennis Pitta, who had a huge game while the Ravens were in comeback mode for the majority of the day, would seem to benefit the most if Smith has to miss game time. Pierce is not a fantasy option, but his absence could mean more carries for Ray Rice @RayRice27, who touched the ball just 15 times against the Broncos, although a lot of that had to do with the game situation. Anthony Allen is listed as the Ravens' third-string running back.

Baltimore Sun

0 Comments | Add Yours

There are no comments on this article yet.

You must login in order to comment:

If you do not have an account yet, register here -- it's free

Warning: You don't have cookies enabled in your internet broswer. Without cookies, you will not be able to login. Some web browsers allow cookies to be managed on a per-site basis.

News Archive
NFL News Feed: XML Feed
Subscribe to FFToolbox NFL News and Rumors by Email
Brian Murphy -
Follow on Twitter
Los Angeles, CA
FFToolbox Fantasy Football Writer since 2002
Follow me on Twitter: @Spokes_Murphy.

I have played fantasy sports since 2001, specializing in fantasy football and baseball. I wrote for FFToolbox from 2002-2005 and re-joined in 2009.

I am a journalism/mass communication grad student at Cal State University, Northridge. I am aiming to be a sports reporter for a website, newspaper, magazine, anything. I am a graduate from the University of Central Florida. I make my home in Long Beach, Calif.

While I grew up in California, my favorite football team has always been the New York Giants.
Partner of USA TODAY Sports Digital Properties