Smith was arrested after a DUI this summer and reportedly violated the substance abuse policy yet again.
Ben Roethlisberger has already missed four games this season because of an MCL injury to his left knee, and he's sidelined again after suffering a mid-foot sprain in Sunday's win over the Raiders.
The Panthers are for real (could run the table!) and much more from the week that was.
Two weeks after Ben Roethlisberger returned from an MCL injury and bone bruise to his left knee, the Steelers quarterback suffered what appeared to be a left foot injury
Willams is acquitting himself nicely in Game 1 of filling in for Le'Veon Bell.
In a week lacking marquee matchups, the Packers traveling to Carolina to battle the unbeaten Panthers for NFC surpremacy is as good as it gets.
The Raiders and 49ers have suddenly switched places. That's great news for long-suffering Raiders fans and bad news for Niners fans wondering why Jim Harbaugh was forced out.
Smith has gotten into some trouble off the field but the Raiders obviously feel his production when he's in the game is worth it.
A look at how the once dismal Raiders got on the road to respectability, and what they have to do to take the next step.

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