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Steve Smith Does Not Go Down

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He returned a kick off to start his career. He returned punts. He scored. He kicked an opponent. Hell, he punched a team mate. He built a youth camp into a regional requirement for all young athletes to participate in. X-Clown. Once, he caught a ball, had his arm broken, then ran into the end zone. He made fans of Chicago, Tampa, and the New York Giants squeamish. Probably still does. He never went down. He rowed a boat once. Fred Smoot probably still has nightmares about him. He would only sign autographs for children, and would go out of his way to make sure they got it. He is a legend. He’ll be missed.

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