Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. has added yet another accolade to a hall of fame worthy resume.
Sunday against the Cleveland Browns, Smith eclipsed 14,000 yards for his career, making him the 11th player in NFL history to reach that mark.
.@89SteveSmith has surpassed the 14,000-yard career receiving milestone, becoming the 11th player ever to accomplish the feat.— Patrick Gleason (@PMGleason) September 18, 2016
An incredible accomplishment for the tenured receiver who was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the third round of the 2001 draft. He has always played with a massive chip on his shoulder, and that attitude has helped to make him into the highly productive receiver that he is, even at the age of 37.
Smith spoke of his intention to break as many records as he possibly can in what is almost certainly his swan song season. He even joked that once he reached 1,000 receptions that he might just pack it in right then and there.
"I may catch that [1,000th pass] in my uniform, get in my car and go home," Smith said. "Straight from there, drive all the way from M&T Bank [Stadium] straight to Charlotte, one shot."
Let’s hope for the sake of the Ravens season that he chooses to see the rest of the year out from that point on.