Found August 22, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
PLAYERS: Steve Smith
TEAMS: Carolina Panthers
AP According to Joe Person of the Charlotte Observer, Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith missed Wednesday’s practice to see a doctor about a foot infection he’s been dealing with. “Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith missed Wednesday’s practice to see a doctor about an infection in his left foot. “Smith was seen on crutches returning to Bank of America Stadium with team trainer Ryan Vermillion. The infection is not expected to cause Smith to miss significant time, a team official said,” Person reported.

Panthers' Smith misses practice, sees doctor

Wide receiver Steve Steve Smith of the Carolina Panthers missed practice on Wednesday and went to a doctor for an examination of an infection in his left foot. Smith also missed practice on Sunday because of the infection, but practiced with the team on Monday. Coach Ron Rivera said he does not believe the injury is serious, but that he would know more after speaking with the...

Steve Smith Dealing with Foot Infection

Panthers WR Steve Smith is dealing with a left foot infection and is currently on crutches, according to the Charlotte Observer.Fantasy Spin:Smith missed practice Wednesday and met with a doctor to treat his foot, but he isn't expected to miss significant time.

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Carolina Panthers: Cam Newton and the Panthers Have No Shot at The Playoffs

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Big Role Coming For Brandon LaFell

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On The Rise: Greg Olsen

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Two Carolina Panthers Fantasy Football Sleepers for 2012

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Carolina Panthers Special Teams News: It’s Young Guns Vs. Veterans as Kicking Competition Heats Up

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Rivera Has Lofty Expectations For Greg Olsen

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Panthers generate excitement in preseason

If you happened to see the first quarter of the Carolina Panthers 23-17 preseason victory over the Miami Dolphins last Friday night, you now know the image Ron Rivera and Marty Hurney had when they united 19 months ago. First, the now-second year head coach and 11th-year general manager were in accord that taking Cam Newton with the top overall pick in last years NFL draft was the...

NFL Win Total Over/Unders: Carolina Panthers

Every season RDM obsesses on the NFL team win total over/unders. It’s one of the more fun bets in all of sports. A single well-placed bet turns an otherwise random team into a must see weekly event. Today we look at the 2012 Carolina Panthers. The number: 7.5 The thought process for Vegas’ 7.5 number is quite clear. It’s two-fold. First, the Panthers were a 6-win team last...

Panthers taking precautionary measures with Smith

Carolina Panthers wide receiver Steve Smith hasnt participated in consecutive practices and may miss Sundays preseason game at the New York Jets, pending what the doctors say Friday. Panthers coach Ron Rivera said the swelling in Smiths infected left foot hadnt gone down by the end of Thursdays practice at Bank of America Stadium, and that he will be evaluated again Friday before...

Mowry's Fantasy Football Sleepers

'Tis the season.  Fantasy football is upon us and Lost My Way is going to help you win your league. Sure, we all know by now who we are going to pick in the first few rounds, but your later picks are going to be the ones that make or break your team. Every day up until the regular season we will give you one fantasy sleeper pick that will help your team and will be available...
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