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The Steve Smith can do no wrong talk is a bit much

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How do you know? Because you want them to be for your argument, most likely. The reality is that those comments could have been directed at the entirety of our young team. They ALL shut down after we got in a hole. They ALL need to grow up, and I think that's what he was alluding to.

Um, have you read his full quote in context?

They weren't directed at the entire team....the son comparison was in response to him speaking DIRECTLY about Cam

Read his quotes again....

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Um, have you read his full quote in context?

They weren't directed at the entire team....the son comparison was in response to him speaking DIRECTLY about Cam

Read his quotes again....

You've got to dust yourself off and keep going," Smith said. "Everybody's name is on it. You can't want to just be a Carolina Panther when it's a sunny day and everything is going great, and then after the game tuck your tail in and run. That's not what it's all about.

"You've got to stand up and take it. That's men becoming boys, or boys becoming men – depending on which would you choose."

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/videos/Steve-Smith-Postgame/42932e1a-0b23-4c95-b14c-68652bd579c8

I honestly don't know what "son" comment you're talking about though. Was it during his post game locker room interview and I'm just missing it?

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bunch of whiny bitches in this thread... the thought of grown men hanging on the words of a SS post-game interview is pretty funny.

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You've got to dust yourself off and keep going," Smith said. "Everybody's name is on it. You can't want to just be a Carolina Panther when it's a sunny day and everything is going great, and then after the game tuck your tail in and run. That's not what it's all about.

"You've got to stand up and take it. That's men becoming boys, or boys becoming men – depending on which would you choose."

http://www.panthers.com/media-vault/videos/Steve-Smith-Postgame/42932e1a-0b23-4c95-b14c-68652bd579c8

I honestly don't know what "son" comment you're talking about though. Was it during his post game locker room interview and I'm just missing it?

"I don't want to be passive and not do it because if I don't do it, who will?" Smith said. "The same way with my son; I can't expect somebody else (to do that). So, yeah, I lit into him because I thought it was an opportunity for him to see and understand what was going on. This is more than about playing football. It's about becoming a man and understanding what this is."

That is not directed at the team but specifically Cam

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What exactly did Gross say to Steve

Gross responded to a question about what Smith was on his soapbox

Said if Smith had an issue with Cams's behavior or anyone had a problem that it needed to be dealt with in house and not in the media. That is paraphrasing.

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"I don't want to be passive and not do it because if I don't do it, who will?" Smith said. "The same way with my son; I can't expect somebody else (to do that). So, yeah, I lit into him because I thought it was an opportunity for him to see and understand what was going on. This is more than about playing football. It's about becoming a man and understanding what this is."

That is not directed at the team but specifically Cam

That wasn't in the same interview. See, you're mixing two interviews together. Which was what I was pointing out earlier.

That interview was the next day after it came to light, via Brett Jensen, that Cam had "lit into" Newton on the sideline.

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I don't think there's anything wrong with a HOF player tearing into a young cocky player. Cam needs to lose his pride.

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This thread can not be serious.

Sadly it is.

This place has become a complete joke.

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