Stock Watch: Baltimore Ravens

A look at who's rising and falling on the Baltimore Ravens heading into their Week 14 game at the Miami Dolphins:


Torrey Smith in the end zone. His eight touchdown catches lead the Ravens and tie his career high (set in 2012). After a slow start, Smith has scored seven touchdowns over his past seven games. That's tied for the most touchdown catches in the league since Oct. 12. He needs two more touchdowns to move past Derrick Alexander for the second-most by a Ravens receiver in a season.

Justin Forsett's big plays. His 13 runs over 20 yards are the most in the NFL this season. In fact, it's three more than any other running back in the league. His consistency has been impressive. Forsett has produced at least one run over 20 yards in nine of his 12 games this season.

Justin Tucker. He currently ranks as the most accurate kicker in NFL history. Tucker has connected on his last 13 field-goal attempts to raise his career success rate to 91.2 percent (Dan Bailey is second at 90 percent). He has made 25 of 28 field goals this season, with his only misses coming from 55, 57 and 64 yards. Here's the most impressive stat: Tucker has only missed once in 60 field-goal attempts under 55 yards.


Eugene Monroe. The left tackle has been the Ravens' worst starting lineman. Monroe has struggled in getting any push off the line, and he allowed a team-high three quarterback hurries Sunday. He also leads the Ravens with seven penalties. This isn't what the Ravens want to see out of a lineman they gave an $11 million signing bonus nine months ago. Consider this: Monroe has the highest average salary per season of any Ravens offensive lineman at $7.5 million, which is $1.1 million more than Pro Bowl right guard Marshal Yanda.

Steve Smith. Joe Flacco mentioned that it's important to get Steve Smith involved early because he's such an emotional player. But, when Smith isn't targeted early, he is a nonfactor -- which is what happened Sunday. Smith finished with more drops (two) than catches (one). It's only the second time in Smith's last 35 games that he was held to fewer than two receptions. He's averaged 35.8 yards receiving in his past five games after averaging 91.4 yards receiving in his first seven.

Anthony Levine. The safety-turned-cornerback allowed nine catches on 10 passes thrown his way. Only two other cornerbacks in the NFL gave up more receptions than Levine in Week 13. Levine isn't alone in getting picked on. Lardarius Webb, the Ravens' other starting corner, is ranked No. 204 out of 215 corners by Pro Football Focus.