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Steve Smith jokes about Greg Hardy's Speed Racer act

Dumbness on Twitter: Case 743.B --

Carolina Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy riled up his roughly 2,500 followers Monday after posting an image of his Bentley's speedometer cracking the 100 mph mark in broad daylight.

Greg Hardy's speedometer (left) reads 100mph. Steve Smith's (right) comes in at a glacial pace of 30 mph.
Greg Hardy's speedometer (left) reads 100mph. Steve Smith's (right) comes in at a glacial pace of 30 mph.

"Ride n in the big B," Hardy wrote, assuming this wouldn't terrify the greater Charlotte area, along with his coach, Ron Rivera.

On Wednesday, teammate Steve Smith -- funnier than we remember -- took a subtle shot at Hardy, via a text message to veteran center Ryan Kalil.

Wrote Kalil: "Check out this great text msg I got from Steve Smith this morning: 'Smitty heading to work out slow and steady.' "

The photographic evidence sits at right: Hardy breaking land speed records; Steve Smith driving like a choirboy.

Back to Hardy: The Panthers might want to buy this man a bus pass. Last summer, he was involved in a motorcycle accident that forced him to miss most of the preseason. Hardy went on to post underwhelming second-season numbers in 2011 -- four sacks in 16 starts -- nothing close to the figure he topped rolling around the mean streets of Charlotte.

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