(NEW YORK) — Free-agent wide receiver Steve Smith didn’t take long to find his new home. A little more than 24 hours after being cut by Carolina, Smith signed a three-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens. The team announced the deal on Friday but did not release details of the the contract.
Smith, who was released by the Panthers on Thursday after 13 seasons, is a five-time Pro Bowl receiver and is 19th all-time in NFL history with 836 receptions. The 34-year old helped lead Carolina to its only Super Bowl appearance in 2003 and the NFC South Division last year.
A former third-round draft pick, Smith is the all-time leader in recpetions, receiving yards (12,197) and total touchdowns (67) in Carolina history. Baltimore ranked 19th in the NFL last year in receiving yards per game (244.6) while missing the postseason.
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