Steve Smith leads NFC South in drops

When it comes to drops, one NFC South receiver who usually has had sure hands is leading the division.

Carolina’s Steve Smith has dropped five passes this season, according to ESPN Stats & Information. That ties him for fourth in the NFL and he’s in sole possession of first place in the NFC South.

Tampa Bay rookie Mike Williams is next with four dropped passes. New Orleans receiver Marques Colston, Atlanta tight end Tony Gonzalez, Tampa Bay tight end Kellen Winslow and New Orleans receiver Devery Henderson each have three drops.