Panthers HC Ron Rivera said he had a good conversation with veteran wideout Steve L Smith, who has hinted at wanting out of Charlotte (and had his house on the market last year).
Rivera indicated he expected Smith, at a minimum, to participate in the team's minicamp (provided a new CBA is in place in time for teams to stage minicamps).
“We have to go through the process and see how things fit and where he sees it. It's a touchy thing,” Rivera said of Smith. “We're going to have to wait until everything's cleared up and see where he is.