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‘The guy’ is Ravens’ general manager
The Ravens have already lost eight key players from that team, including six on the defense. That group, of course, is headed by linebacker
"I think the hardest thing for the fans is just the connection between the guys that we lost," Smith said. "We lost Ray, and also Ed, who were icons and
"Games still have to be played," Leach said. "They're going to put the schedule out, and I'll make sure we're going to be ready."
Leach was cut by the Houston Texans two offseasons ago despite being considered one of the best fullbacks in the
"Guys know what kind of business this is," Leach said. "Nobody's job is ever secure. You know people are moving around. ... When you win a Super Bowl, when you got a lot of good players on your team, they get a chance to get paid. Everybody sees that talent. Other teams want somebody who has been to a Super Bowl, who has won a Super Bowl. Players that were free agents got the most of it."
The Ravens have numerous holes. They could use a slot receiver to take Boldin's spot. They are looking for a left tackle, a pass rusher and at least one inside linebacker and a safety.
But Smith, who has gotten to the
"You just have to trust and believe in [Newsome]," he said. "He can cut me today and I'd still be a firm believer in him. He has a track record and there's nothing you can take from that. He's won two rings, he's the mastermind behind that. When a guy has that type of reputation, you just have to trust it."