Originally posted on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 8/17/12
When it comes to Steve Smith, how do you spell fun? C-A-M, that’s how. Only two years removed from being so disenchanted with the Carolina panthers, Smith is back to his old playful self, or at least his old fiery content self. "I had guys telling me, 'Hey, come over to my team, we could use you over here, Smith told the press Tuesday from Wofford College, the Panthers' training camp home.”This was during games." After signing a contract extension in April that ensured Smith will retire as a Panther, he really didn’t know what the future held. "I think the old regime did a very good job of planting whatever seed they wanted to plant," Smith says. "Things have to grow from somewhere. The seed doesn't just sprout up by itself, does it? … I know for a fact that things were said that I'll just say were interesting.” No one could blame Smith if he wanted to get traded, but he stayed and was rewarded by the arrival of Cam Newton. Smith, a five time Pro bowl selection, enjoyed resurgence
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