Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/16/14

CHARLOTTE, NC - OCTOBER 24: Steve Smith of the Carolina Panthers against the San Francisco 49ers during their game at Bank of America Stadium on October 24, 2010 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
Did Steve Smith take a few too many hits to the head or could his prediction come true? Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith could have hung his head low after losing for the eighth time in the last nine games decided by seven points, but instead he looked for the positive.  ”I stand on this: I think we’re going to see them again deep in January. If we continue to play like we’re playing, eliminate some of the penalties, eliminate some of the mistakes …” Maybe if someone else other than Steve Smith stepped up once in awhile his playoff predictions could come true but other than Smith, who led the team with six catches, only one other receiver had a catch... Read more
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