New Ravens receiver Steve Smith: 'I'm not here to replace anyone, I'm here to be Steve Smith'

Steve Smith talked about why he signed with the Ravens on Friday. - Bob Donnan-USA TODAY Sports

Smith spoke to reporters on a conference call after signing his three-year contract.

Shortly after signing a three-year contract valued at approximately $11 million, new Ravens receiver hopped on a conference call.

The conference call featured plenty of feedback, crying babies and random beeping noises, likely coming from those that didn't think it was necessary to mute their phones Even so, Smith managed to get through the call without hinting at any frustration.

Nonetheless, Smith seems pleased about his new situation and praised the Ravens for their efforts. Here's a rundown of what Smith said, taken from the Baltimore Beatdown twitter feed:










Toward the end, a WBAL radio feed cut into the conference call. This was the beginning of the end of the call.



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