Found November 15, 2011 on Niner Insider:
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(11-14) 21:22 PST -- As it turns out, Justin Smith might be even more adept at deflecting praise than fourth-down passes. After the 49ers ' Pro Bowl defensive tackle sealed San Francisco's 27-20 win over the New York Giants on Sunday by batting down Eli Manning's last-gasp pass, he explained...
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