Steve Smith (infection) on crutches
CHARLOTTE, N.C. -- Steve Smith was on crutches after being treated for what the Carolina Panthers described as a left foot infection.
Coach Ron Rivera says Smith is being treated with antibiotics, but the wide receiver's status for the remainder of the preseason is unknown. Smith was seen walking around the stadium on crutches, but was unavailable for comment Wednesday.
Panthers middle linebacker Jon Beason also was held out of practice with a strained hamstring.
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