Steve Smith's Friday afternoon conference call introducing himself as the newest member of the Baltimore Ravens was cut short because a local television station apparently had its phone line tied into its newscast. But through the background noise that made it almost impossible to hear, one thing was clear -- Smith doesn't hold a grudge against the Carolina Panthers for releasing him after 13 seasons. Carolina's all-time leading receiver even took back his "blood and guts" quote from a Charlotte radio interview Thursday in which he was asked what it would be like when he faced the Panthers for the first time.via ESPN.com - NFL Nation http://ift.tt/1hkqq6e

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