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Carolina Panthers wideout Steve Smith is listed on the injury report with an ankle injury, although he is officially designated as probable for tonight’s game. Smith reportedly injured his ankle in practice on Tuesday when a teammate stepped on his ankle. Smith was a limited participant in practice on Wednesday, but is expected to play.
Injury Outlook: Looks like a minor ankle sprain for Smith, who appears to have just gotten a bit of rest on a short week in an important game for the Panthers’ playoff chances. Smith has been relatively healthy all season and this doesn’t appear to be anything that will limit or hinder him. Expect him to receive plenty of rest after tonight’s game, taking advantage of more time in between Week 8 and 9. But for this week, should be all systems go for Smith.
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