Steve Smith corrects report about Panthers earnings

You might’ve read that the Panthers were on the hook for money owed to veteran receiver Steve Smith, whom the team released in March.

You might’ve seen Smith, now with the Ravens, haul in an 80-yard touchdown in Baltimore’s Week 1 loss to the Bengals.

Combined, those facts led ProFootballTalk to tweet out the following on Sunday:

There’s only one problem with that: it’s not true. Take it from Mr. Smith himself.

What say you, Torrey Smith?

PFT could use some aloe for that massive burn. Or maybe they just need to ice up.

(Photo credit: AP/Patrick Semansky) [h/t]

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