Sources: Ravens WR Steve Smith Sr. has four broken bones in his back

Ravens veteran wide receiver Steve Smith has four broken bones in his back, according to league sources. It's unclear how long he'll be sidelined, but one source emphasized that Smith may be able to play through the injury given his high tolerance for pain. Smith is one of the toughest players in the league with a legendary ability to play through injuries, but this could sideline him. Smith got hurt against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Thursday night during an overtime win at Heinz Field. Follow me on Twitter: @AaronWilson_NFL Aaron Wilson covers the Texans for The Houston Chronicle.
Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.

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