Steve Smith Sr.

Steve Smith Sr. has a zinger ready for Panthers GM's firing

Steve Smith Sr. has a zinger ready for Panthers GM's firing

In Dave Gettleman’s four seasons as Panthers general manager, Carolina went 40-23-1, made three postseason appearances and came within a win of a Super Bowl title.

He also ticked off a lot of veteran Panthers. So when news broke Monday that Gettleman had been fired, Steve Smith Sr. pulled no punches.

Smith’s vitriol is not misplaced. In October 2014, during his first season with the Ravens, he told a Charlotte radio station that Gettleman told him “basically that I’m a...

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