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Aldon Smith is taking on a leadership role

San Francisco 49ers outside linebacker Aldon Smith is taking on a role he has never experienced before as a professional.  With Patrick Willis retiring and Frank Gore leaving in free agency someone needed to step up and take on the extra responsibility. Smith told the 49ers official website he feels comfortable in a leadership role. “It’s a role I’m comfortable with,” Smith...
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Charles Haley says Aldon Smith has 'that passion' and 'the drive'

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has had trouble staying on the field the last couple of years because of off the field issues.Hall of Fame bound Charles Haley had some advice for Smith. “My first advice to him is he that he has to be on the field in order for the team to succeed,” Haley told the San Jose Mercury News. Smith missed nine games last year due to suspension...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Was Aldon Smith worth a first round pick by the San Francisco 49ers?

As most fans have learned the hard way, first round draft picks are never a sure thing. For every certain star like Andrew Luck, there’s at least a dozen busts like Trent Richardson. Four years ago today, the San Francisco 49ers took a chance on a Missouri linebacker named Aldon Smith: 4 years ago today, @AldonSmith was drafted by the #49ers — 49ers...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers GM Trent Baalke says Aldon Smith is 'hungry' in 2015

Aldon Smith has had a rough couple years to put it mildly, but he is ready to put that all behind him and come out strong in 2015. Smith came into the league in 2011 and once he got the full time job in 2012 has been an absolute monster on the line. He recorded 31.5 sacks in his first two seasons. Unfortunately, it has been off the field trouble that has kept him from being that...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Restructure Aldon Smith’s Deal, no Longer Guaranteed

This is something you don’t see every day. Talented but troubled San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has restructured his contract for the 2015 season. League source: 49ers and Aldon Smith have restructured his 2015 salary. He'll still get $9.75M but it's no longer fully guaranteed. — Matt Barrows (@mattbarrows) March 6, 2015 Instead of his $9.75 million being fully...
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March 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith was reportedly drinking with Ray McDonald

The San Francisco 49ers released Ray McDonald in the wake of his most recent alleged domestic assault, and he may not be the only Bay Area player that finds himself in serious hot water. Aldon Smith could be in trouble, too. According to a search warrant affidavit that was obtained by the San Jose Mercury...Read More
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December 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith will pay 49ers to play this season

When suspended San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith returns to action next week against the New York Giants, he will reportedly do so without getting paid a penny. In fact, Smith will owe the 49ers money when the season concludes. According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, Smith’s salary will be about $1.1 million ($525,000 after taxes). That $525,000 won’t be enough to cover...
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November 09, 2014  |  Discuss

NFL suspends Aldon Smith for nine games

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has reportedly been suspended for the first nine games of the 2014 season by the National Football League. A suspension of this magnitude has long been expected and it will impact San Francisco’s early-season success a great deal.  49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games. Full NFL statement here: — Randall Liu...
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August 29, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers star Aldon Smith sentenced to 12 days in jail

Troubled 49ers star Aldon Smith had sentencing today for numerous weapon charges and a DUI, but had felony gun charges reduced to misdemeanors and seemed to get off pretty lightly in the grand scheme of things. Judge reduces felonies re guns to misdemeanors. — tracey kaplan (@tkaplanreport) July 18, 2014 DUI:court prob for 3 years, *12 days in county jail, with 1 day credit, ...
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July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith reaches plea deal on two charges

Multiple reports have surfaced that there could very well be plea deals in place for two outstanding charges against San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith, who would be the latest NFL player to skirt the long arm of the law.  Or in this case, the short arm of the law. . @TonyKovaleski “hearing rumblings” there might be a plea agreement in the Aldon Smith case today. Hearing...
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May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

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