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Steve Smith: 'I ran around [Panthers] like they were schoolyard kids'


Ravens receiver Steve Smith Sr. had seven receptions for 139 yards and two touchdowns in Baltimore's win over the Panthers Sunday. After the game, Smith didn't mince words when asked to evaluate his performance.

Ravens' Steve Smith catches tipped pass for first TD against Panthers​

"That film was a coaching session," Smith said. "I'm 35 years old and I ran around them boys like they was schoolyard children."

Smith was playing against Carolina for the first time since being cut by the team he played for his first 13 NFL seasons.

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Smith's performance also made an impression on his former teammates.

"He’s got a lot of tread left on his tires," Panthers quarterback Cam Newton said, according to The Charlotte Observer. "And his tires are big Tonka truck tires."

- Dan Gartland