When the Ravens signed middle linebacker Daryl Smith this past spring, perhaps the biggest question was whether Smith would be able to stay healthy for all 16 games.
The 31-year-old had missed only four games in his career before a groin injury sidelined him for 14 games in 2012, and the injury may explain why the Ravens were able to sign the former Jacksonville Jaguars standout for cheap in early June.
So far, so good for Smith. Through seven games, he is one of five Ravens who have played every snap.
Smith, who leads the Ravens with 62 tackles and two interceptions, has played all 466 defensive snaps for the Ravens. Strong safety James Ihedigbo, third on the team...