Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


Aldon Smith Suspension Tough Blow For 49ers

#454320842 / The excruciating wait is over, we now know the extent of the punishment Roger Goodell handed down to Aldon Smith. Nine games to be exact, and he’s not eligible to return until November 10th. Upon hearing the news one thing is for certain, The San Francisco Forty Niners could be in trouble the first half of the season. Not only are they without Aldon...
Via TopSportsReport
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Weekly Rewind: Aldon Smith suspended, 49ers win two preseason games, 49ers make first cuts, more

In case you missed it: Columns from the cover32 universe to catch up on anything and everything from the San Francisco 49ers this week. San Francisco 49ers - 49ers earn first win of the preseason against San Diego Chargers (READ) - Tweet of the game vs. Chargers (READ) - Center Marcus Martin out eight weeks (READ) - Patrick Willis stars in commercial (READ) - 49ers defeat Texans...
Via cover32
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Commissioner used Aldon Smith to save his own image

Shame on you, Roger Goodell. Just weeks after Roger Goodell and the NFL were lambasted in the media over the two-game suspension of Ray Rice, Goodell wanted an opportunity to make things right. Unfortunately his effort came at the expense of Aldon Smith and the San Francisco 49ers. Goodell sentenced Smith to a nine-game suspension for violations of the league’s substance abuse...
Via cover32 - 49ers
3 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL Notes: 49ers, Dolphins, Jets, Packers, Ravens, & Vikings

  49ers 49ers OLB Aldon Smith released a statement regarding his nine-game suspension, per Albert Breer. “I apologize to my teammates, coaches, the entire 49ers organization and 49ers fans for not being able to contribute on the field for the next several weeks. Over the last year, I have learned a lot and I’m working hard to grow from my experiences. I want to thank my family...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Linebacker Aldon Smith Suspended Nine Games By NFL

SANTA CLARA, Calif. — San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended for nine games by the NFL after a series of off-field legal issues. A statement Friday from the league said Smith had violated the NFL’s substance abuse and personal conduct policies. Smith won’t be eligible to return until Nov. 10, the day after the 49ers’ game against the New Orleans Saints...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Aldon Smith suspended for nine games

The San Francisco 49ers will begin the season without linebacker Aldon Smith. On Friday the NFL suspended smith for nine games for violating their personal-conduct policy. Smith will not be eligible to return to the 49ers roster until Nov. 10 reports ESPN. In July, Smith was given 11 days of work release for a September 2013 arrest for drunken driving. Smith has also had three gun...
4 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games

San Francisco 49ers star outside linebacker Aldon Smith has been suspended nine games by the NFL. After weeks of waiting and bracing for a 6-8 game suspension, Aldon Smith will be eligible to return Week 11 against the New York Giants. The NFL’s Director of NFC football broke the news. 49ers Aldon Smith suspended 9 games. Full NFL statement here: —...
Via cover32
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Niners LB Aldon Smith suspended for 9 games

Today the NFL suspended Aldon Smith of the San Francisco 49ers for the first 9 games. Here is the official statement from the NFL. The post Niners LB Aldon Smith suspended for 9 games appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
4 days ago  |  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...
Via Sportsnaut
4 days ago  |  Discuss

2014 NFL Preview: Best players in the NFC West

There was a time not too long ago when the NFC West was a joke in the NFL. Now, the division is a powerhouse, with all four teams stacked with talented players. Though the preseason is still ongoing, it is already clear to me which players stand out among the four teams. With the 2014 regular season looming, the following is my All-NFC West team, if you will. I will take the best...
8 days ago  |  Discuss
49ers News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Storylines for each Week 1 NFL game

Welker suspended four games

Best, worst MLB players of August

Cowboys looking to add Michael Sam

Irsay suspended six games, fined $500K

NFL player's odd reason for face tattoo

Tebow drafted over Henne in fantasy

Texans, J.J. Watt agree on extension

WATCH: Pacquiao's tribute to NFL

Raiders name Derek Carr starter

Four Phillies no-hit the Braves

CFL team has reached out to Sam

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.