The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
The 2013 Steelers certainly aren’t your dad’s Pittsburgh Steelers.
There doesn’t seem to be many positive things coming from the current NFL work stoppage that has now gone into its fourth month. But for some players rehabbing injuries, the lack of practices means there isn’t a reason to rush back.
At least one of the hot topics leading up to this week’s Bears-Jets game appears to have been put to rest.