STEVE SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP
The Carolina Panthers had been attempting to move veteran wide receiver Steve Smith, but after failing to find a trade partner they have released Smith, ending his long career with the team.
“When I took this position I knew that difficult decisions would have to be made along the way,” general manager Dave Gettleman said in a statement. “To move on from a storied veteran...
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that the Ravens have emerged as the favorites to sign former Panthers WR Steve Smith.
Smith reportedly had the the Cowboys, Patriots, Ravens, Buccaneers and Chargers, all on his list of teams to be traded to, but the Ravens have been the linked to Smith more than any other team.
Baltimore re-signed Jacoby Jones, but could still use another...
The days of Steve Smith as the face of the Carolina Panthers are over.
Smith, 34, was cut by the team on Thursday.
The move comes one day after the agent for Smith said that the wide receivers time with the club was nearing an end expressing disappointment.
“Where we are disappointed is the fact he signed an extension to stay loyal to the club and complete his career as a Panther...
Steve Smith almost certainly is headed to free agency, but he would have accepted a trade to the New England Patriots.
That’s according to Joseph Person of The Charlotte Observer, who quoted a source Thursday saying the Patriots were one of five teams on a list of potential trade partners Smith gave to Carolina Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman last week.
The other teams...
On Thursday, the Carolina Panthers released wide receiver Steve Smith in a move that has been anticipated.
Smith, a five-time Pro Bowler, will be 35 in May and is coming off of a season that included him catching just 64 passes for 745 yards and four touchdowns. His 11.6 yards per catch average was the lowest it's been since 2007.
While Smith is undersized, he still should be...
Much like the Buccaneers in their futile attempt to move Darrelle Revis and his contract, the Panthers have been dragging their heels on Steve Smith, praying someone would trade for him.
They’ve apparently realized that’s not happening.
According to Bill Voth of SportsXchange, the Panthers will release Smith today, ending his 13-year career with the team.
Smith has already...
Nobody really expected the Carolina Panthers to do too much on the first day of NFL free agency, coming in with limited cap space. Perhaps the biggest news surrounding Carolina Tuesday was that wide receiver Steve Smith was neither cut nor traded. While the Panthers sat idle, their NFC South rivals were getting better:
-The Atlanta Falcons made significant additions that almost certainly...
The Ravens are expected to emerge as a strong potential landing spot for Carolina Panthers veteran wide receiver Steve Smith should he be released today, according to league sources.
Smith is expected to be cut, barring an unexpected trade developing in the next few hours for the five-time Pro Bowl selection, according to a source.
Besides the Ravens, a source said the Tampa Bay...
Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, citing league sources, reports that the Ravens are expected to emerge as a “strong potential landing spot” Panthers veteran WR Steve Smith should if he were to be released.
Wilson adds that the Buccaneers would also make “a lot of sense” for Smith.
Ian Rapoport first reported that the Panthers are attempting to trade Smith on...
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