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Four Downs: Torrey Smith, key injuries ...

Updated: September 25, 2011, 10:28 PM ET
By Eric Karabell
Baltimore Ravens rookie wide receiver Torrey Smith was owned in a mere 0.2 percent of ESPN standard leagues entering Sunday's action, which made perfect sense. The rookie hadn't caught a pass the first two weeks of the season, and most people probably didn't even know his name. But Smith, the University of Maryland speedster chosen in the second round of the 2011 draft, broke out in the first quarter at St. Louis on Sunday, scoring three touchdowns, including a 74-yarder to get things started on the Ravens' second play from scrimmage. It's time to learn the name and basically forget about Lee Evans.

Smith had been targeted just once in the first two weeks of the season, making a performance like Sunday's, in which he finished with five catches for 152 yards, seem unlikely. For perspective, Smith becomes the 12th player in league history to record a three-touchdown quarter, and the first rookie to do so. The Ravens might not be much of a passing team, but these are the kind of numbers that get noticed.

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