Coach John Fox said Smith, who missed the final week of coaching
sessions in June with tightness in the same hamstring, is listed as
"He was nursing it at the end of summer school, so we have to
put him on the shelf, work the rehab, and we'll get him out here
when he's healthy," Fox said. "We'll take it as slow as we need
Smith pulled up while running down the left sideline midway
through Saturday's second practice, Carolina's first day of camp.
He immediately grabbed for his hamstring and fell to the ground. He
was eventually carted off the field.
Smith led the NFL with 103 receptions for 1,563 yards and 12
touchdowns last season. Ricky Proehl and Kerry Colbert were
Carolina's second-leading wide receivers with 25 catches each.
The Panthers added Keyshawn Johnson in the offseason to provide
an alternative to Smith.