Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 12/6/12
In just his second NFL season, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has already been compared to some of the league's all-time greats. That's what happens when a player is as productive as Smith has been this year. With four games left in the regular season, Smith is on pace to break Michael Strahan's single-season NFL sack record. He has17.5 sacks entering Sunday's home game against Miami and needs five sacks the rest of the way to tie Strahan (22.5). "He is chasing history, and he's going to keep doing what he does, and that's to make the plays to help the team win," All-Pro 49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith said. "And if, along the way, he gets the record, then so be it. We're all pulling for him, hope he gets it, and we're pretty confident he will." No player has a better view of Aldon's success than Justin. On most snaps, both Smiths line up on the right side and work together to create what has arguably turned into the most difficult one-two punch in the NFL. ...
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