Fox said the Panthers have not asked Smith to restructure his contract, which Smith signed in 2012 under the impression he would finish his career with the team that drafted him in the third round in 2001.
“We did a long-term deal with (former general manager) Marty Hurney and with the Richardson family because we thought Steve was going to complete his career as a Panther,” Fox said. “Now when we find out through the media at the combine that those plans are different, that was news to us.”
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Of course they didn't ask him to restructure. Why would they want to spread his ridiculous contract over even more years when his play already was well below his salary level?
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