Steve Smith: 'Think I can't play? You're going to find out in Week 4'

  • Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. throws down the Bengals' Adam Jones on the way to the end zone for an 80-yard touchdown.
Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. throws down the Bengals'… (Karl Merton Ferron / MCT )
September 11, 2014|By Jon Meoli | The Baltimore Sun

Steve Smith is not to be messed with.

The Ravens wide receiver, fresh off his 80-yard touchdown catch Sunday against the Bengals that temporarily gave his team a 16-15 lead, had some choice words for his former employer, the Carolina Panthers.

According to Sports Illustrated, the Vine floating around was on NBCSN's "The Turning Point."

"And if you [expletive] think I can't play?" Smith yelled at the camera. "You're going to find out in Week 4 [expletive]."

The Ravens host his former team, the Panthers, in Week 4. To be fair, Smith was getting chirped at by Bengals defenders for the entire game. That outburst was probably a long time coming, and quite possibly warranted.

His teammate, wide receiver Torrey Smith, had the appropriate reaction on Twitter.

Given the week the Ravens had, I'm sure a performance that would warrant such confidence from Smith would be welcomed again tonight.

(H/T to former Sun intern Aaron Dodson for sending this in.)

jmeoli@baltsun.com

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