“Very, Very Strong Likelihood” Of WR Torrey Smith Signing With Ravens


Sources tell Jason La Canfora that there’s a told there is a “very, very strong likelihood” of WR Torrey Smith signing with the Ravens.


Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports would be “pretty surprised” if free agent WR Torrey Smith were to end up with a team other than the Eagles or Ravens.

It’s worth mentioning that signing him to a contract won’t impact a team’s compensatory picks, considering that he was released.

Last year, Smith was reportedly available for trade ahead of the deadline with the Eagles being a possible trade partner. However, the deadline came and went without a deal being completed.

Smith obviously played for the Ravens before departing a few years ago for a big-money deal.

Smith, 28, is a former second-round pick of the Ravens back in 2011. He was entering the third year of his five-year, $40 million contract that includes $22 million guaranteed and was set to make a base salary of $6.5 million for the 2017 season when the 49ers cut him a few days ago.

In 2016, Smith has appeared in 12 games for the 49ers and caught 20 passes for 267 yards receiving and three touchdowns. Pro Football Focus has him rated as the No. 117 receiver out of 118 qualifying players.

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