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Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith was seen walking around with a knee brace on Wednesday. Head coach Ron Rivera says he’ll be playing this week no matter what.
Rivera said Steve Smith would play Sunday “without a doubt.”
— Joe Person (@josephperson) September 12, 2012
Smith is a tough player and I’m sure the only he doesn’t play is if his leg has to be amputated.
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According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, the Panthers ended up shutting down wide receiver Steve Smith during today’s practice after his knee started getting sore. They still expect him to play Sunday against the Saints.
Ron Rivera says Panthers shut Steve Smith down today when his knee got sore. Still expects him to play.
— Joe Person (@josephperson) September 13, 2012
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) -- Panthers coach Ron Rivera says he expects wide receiver Steve Smith and running back Jonathan Stewart will play Sunday against New Orleans, although both are listed as questionable on Carolina's injury report.
Both practiced on a limited basis.
Smith has been wearing a brace this week in practice because of soreness in his right knee. However, Rivera...
The Carolina Panthers have officially listed running back Jonathan Stewart and wide receiver Steve Smith as questionable for tomorrow’s game against the Saints.
WR Steve Smith, RB Jonathan Stewart listed as questionable for Sunday’s game: pnth.rs/NsIhNq
— Carolina Panthers (@Panthers) September 14, 2012
Smith has battled a knee injury all week and Stewart has worked his way...
According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, running back Jonathan Stewart was limited in Wednesday’s practice as he continues to work his way back after suffering a sprained ankle in the preseason.
Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith was also limited with a knee issue. He was seen walking about with a knee brace.
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