Panthers' Smith has high praise for Newton, Rivera
FORT MILL, S.C. -- Panthers receiver Steve Smith describes new Carolina coach Ron Rivera as "a great guy." Smith calls the decision to draft quarterback Cam Newton No. 1 overall "outstanding."
The four-time Pro Bowl pick still isn't ready to say he wants to stay with the Panthers, however.
Smith showed up to take batting practice with several of his teammates before a minor league baseball game Monday night, but he remained tightlipped when asked about his uncertain future in Carolina ...
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