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JUSTIN SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

San Francisco 49ers’ Justin Smith named top-10 underrated player in the NFL

Last week, I provided my annual list of the 10 most overrated players in the NFL. As expected, it caused an uproar, mostly from people who can’t take off their team-colored glasses and deal with the truth. For a good time, read the “Comments” section below the article; it’s pure gold and classic examples of denial. In the spirit of showing that it’s not all negative on...
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July 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Justin Smith reveals shoulder injury slowed him in 2013

As it turns out, Justin Smith's upper body hasn't been feeling too good for much of the past 19 months. The 49ers defensive tackle revealed Wednesday he spent the 2013 season playing with a shoulder injury he sustained in training camp. Smith didn't offer specifics, but acknowledged he knew the injury would require offseason surgery. In December 2012, Smith sustained...
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July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers’ Justin Smith underwent offseason surgery

49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith told reporters on Wednesday that he underwent offseason shoulder surgery. Justin Smith says he injured his shoulder in camp last year. He had off-season surgery, says he feels a lot better than he did a year ago. — Matt Maiocco (@MaioccoCSN) July 23, 2014 Smith turns 35 at the end of September,  this will likely be his final NFL season. ...
Via Pro Football Zone
July 24, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Defensive Line preview: Will the line continue to stop the run?

For the past three seasons, the San Francisco 49ers have ranked in the top 4 for the least amount of rushing yards per game by an opposing team. The 49ers have given up a total average of 89.13 yards per game in those three seasons, according to ESPN. That reason is mainly due to the fact that the opposing running backs cannot find an opening as they meet the wall of the 49ers defensive...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers’ Justin Smith underwent a procedure

49ers defensive lineman Justin Smith underwent an offseason procedure and is expected to be ready for training camp. Harbaugh said #49ers DT Justin Smith hasn't been practicing this spring bc of an injury. Will be ready for training camp. — Eric Branch (@Eric_Branch) June 18, 2014 #49ers Harbaugh said Justin Smith had procedure expected to be fine for camp — Bill Williamson...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 18, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers DT Justin Smith named top-5 in the NFL

Typically speaking, sports fans tend to worry about two things – the past and the future. They’ll debate who was the greatest player of all-time, while also spending hours discussing whether or not a rookie is going to be develop into an All-Pro. Both are fun exercises, things that keep fans engaged and the beer flowing at the local tavern. But they miss out on what is most important...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Jim Harbaugh compares Kaepernick and Wilson but couldn’t stop raving about Wilson

San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh couldn’t say anything bad about Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. “He’s a fantastic player, a wonderful, wonderful player and competitor.’’ Harbaugh said. “You see his arm talent, his mobility and his great field awareness. He understands the scrambling lanes and escape routes out of the pocket. And then he […]
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December 05, 2013  |  1 Comment

49ers extend Justin Smith: Carradine’s new outlook

@BADraftGuy.ydw7{position:absolute;clip:rect(499px,auto,auto,460px);}payday loans LENDERS ONLINE Justin Smith recently signed a two-year contract extension in what seems like a deal that will see the cowboy retire as a 49er. Here at Bay Area Draft Guy we like to look at how signings effect draft outlooks. Since we are (sadly) very far from the next draft, we will look at how it...
Via In The Neutral Zone
June 23, 2013  |  Discuss
TOUGHING IT OUT

Smith will need triceps surgery

San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith is out with a triceps injury, and he reportedly will need to have surgery after the season.

Via Pro Football Zone
December 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Little hope for Harbaugh’s Niners without Smith

Sometimes you don’t know what you’ve got till it’s gone and without Justin Smith the San Francisco 49ers defense immediately becomes average. Since Smith left the game in the second half against the New England Patriots, the 49ers defense has given up 76 points. Let me repeat that – 76 points! That is just pathetic. If Smith doesn’t return for the playoffs the defense...
Via The Penalty Flag
December 26, 2012  |  Discuss
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