Little Kid Is Devastated That Carolina Panthers Released Steve Smith

Tyler BrookeSenior Analyst IIMarch 15, 2014

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This poor kid.

The Carolina Panthers recently released 34-year-old wide receiver Steve Smith, and this dad had to be the bad guy and give his son the bad news. The kid was devastated, abandoning his allegiances to players like Luke Kuechly as well as the entire Panthers organization.

UPDATE: Monday, March 17, 10:00 a.m. ET

I found Gavin. His dad and I got in contact. Once I'm back in town will hook up the Lil guy...... everyone thank u for ur help

— Steve Smith (@89SteveSmith) March 16, 2014

UPDATE: Sunday, March 16, 1:00 p.m. ET

Smith is looking to find the upset kid:

I need that kids info. If anyone knw him or how to get in touch pls help me... I need help finding Gavin. The crying kid

— Steve Smith (@89SteveSmith) March 16, 2014

[Steve Smith]

--End of Update--

On the bright side, his sister seems to be much more optimistic about the team.

[YouTube, h/t Guyism]