Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 1/28/13
NEW ORLEANS -- San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh doesn't seem particularly worried about outside linebacker Aldon Smith's sack drought heading in Super Bowl XLVII. Smith finished second in the NFL behind Houston's J.J. Watt with 19.5 sacks during the regular season, but hasn't logged one since Week 14. Part of his failure to get to the quarterback could be attributed to injured defensive end Justin Smith's absence late in the year. Justin Smith returned for the postseason, and if his injured elbow/triceps continues to strengthen with two weeks between games it could help the defense's ability to pressure Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco on Sunday. "Justin not being in there plays a part in (sacks)," Harbaugh said Monday. "We love having Justin in there. The play of Aldon has been really good. He played the run really well (against Atlanta). Sacks are the low-hanging fruit that you see. They don't always see the other things Aldon is doing game in and game out." H...
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