Ravens wideout Steve Smith Sr. shot back at Jalen Ramsey on Sunday night after the Jaguars cornerback called him an “old man” following Baltimore’s 19–17 win.
“I gave U every opportunity to speak face to face,” Smith wrote in a tweet. “But you found your voice safely behind closed doors. Young man I don't need ur respect!”
Speaking with reporters, Ramsey said he did not respect the 37-year-old after the two were involved in an altercation after the game, in which smith yelled in Ramsey’s ear.
“Ya’ll tell me who got in whose head,” Ramsey said. “He came up to me after the game, you feel me? Y’all tell me who got in whose head. He’s an old man acting like that.
“As a player, he’s still a good player. I'll say that about him. But I don’t respect him as a man.”
Smith followed up his initial tweet with a screenshot of one of Ramsey’s quotes pasted onto a photo of him yelling at Ramsey.
“I got cleats with stronger thread [than] you!!!” the post read.
Smith finished with eight catches for 87 yards.
– Kenny Ducey