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Ravens' Smith making his comeback bid

Ravens' Smith making his comeback bid

OWINGS MILLS – Writhing on the ground in agony and staring at his shattered leg in disbelief, Baltimore Ravens tight end Trent Smith had one recurring thought that hurt nearly as much as the multiple fractures and damaged tendons. Would he ever play football again after suffering eight different breaks in his left leg following an impressive catch over the middle during an Aug. 9, 2003 preseason game?

"Within 30 seconds of breaking my leg, my first thought was would I be able to come back and the answer at first was, ‘I don't know,'" Smith said as the Ravens concluded a four-day passing camp Thursday. "Everybody asks themselves that question and some guys answer the call and some guys don't. "I broke so many bones and nearly had a compound fracture because the bone was pushing against my... Recommended Stories

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