SPARTANBURG | Carolina Panthers cornerback Ken Lucas has been carted off the field with an ice pack above his left eye after a fight this morning with teammate Steve Smith.
The melee came while most starters were on the sidelines during a special teams drill Friday at training camp. Linebacker Jon Beason eventually pulled Smith off Lucas.
Lucas walked to a tent, holding his head. Smith was then escorted there by receiver Muhsin Muhammad to talk to Lucas.
Smith appeared to be kicked out of practice and spent several minutes talking to kicker John Kasay on an adjacent field. A three-time Pro Bowl pick, Smith was suspended for a game in 2002 after punching teammate Anthony Bright during a film session.
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