Ravens' wide receiver Torrey Smith is known for being one of the nicest, most quiet guys in the Ravens' locker room. On the field, it also looks like he doesn't talk a whole lot, but he especially doesn't talk trash. Only one player can bring out the trash-talker in him, and that is Steelers' cornerback Ike Taylor.
The 11-year veteran out of the University of Louisiana at Lafayette is known for being one of the biggest trash talkers in the NFL.
"I haven't met anyone that talks as much trash as him," said Smith. "When I get to play him, it's always pretty fun because I'm not a guy who talks, but he gets it out of me every single time."
Smith will be going against the veteran once again this weekend, when the Ravens travel to Pittsburgh to take on the division rival Steelers.
Torrey Smith has been matched up against Taylor for the past two years, getting a combined total of nine receptions for 111 yards and a game-winning touchdown that came in 2011. Of course, those are Smith's combined totals, but he was not matched up with Taylor on all nine receptions.
Now that Smith is the number one receiver for the Ravens, it seems as if Ike Taylor will be on him all game. It will be a difficult challenge for both men, but it will be exciting to see which of the two comes out victorious.
Torrey Smith also talked about how he had respect for the trash-talking cornerback.
"He's been around for awhile, so he knows what it takes to be successful," Smith said. "I have a lot of respect for him, and obviously, he's been one of the top corners in the game for a while. You know he's going to bring it, and you have to bring your 'A' game as well."
Torrey Smith will look to stay one of the NFL's top receivers on Sunday, when he faces Ike Taylor and the 1-4 Pittsburgh Steelers. Smith had only one reception for 12 yards in last Sunday's loss against the Green Bay Packers.
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