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JUSTIN SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

Even Justin Smith’s wife wants him to come back to the San Francisco 49ers

After playing in 221 career regular season games, Justin Smith has nothing left to prove in his NFL career and he doesn’t owe anybody anything. That won’t stop San Francisco 49ers fans from begging him to stick around one more year… AROUND COVER32 First and 10: The 10 best free agents still on the market QB Rankings: Every signal caller ranked from 1-32 based on marketability...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers Veteran DL Justin Smith Expected To Retire

Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that the 49ers DL Justin Smith is also expected to announce his retirement from the NFL. There has been talk that Smith could walk away from the NFL and reports mentioned that he met with new HC Jim Tomsula last week. Smith, 35, still has one year remaining on ...
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March 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Vic Fangio on Justin Smith: ‘Last Year, He Was Playing With Half An Arm’

Vic Fangio definitely doesn’t want Justin Smith to retire. “If I have to go to Missouri and drink a beer with him, I’ll do that,” joked the San Francisco 49ers defensive coordinator on Thursday when asked what he’d do to make sure the defensive end returns next season. Of course, there’s a chance that Fangio won’t be back next year either, as he could follow head coach...
Via BaySportsNet
December 05, 2014  |  Discuss

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

Ten most underrated players in the NFL today

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

49ers Injury Update: DE Justin Smith had offseason shoulder surgery

With the 49ers having issues from injuries to star players getting arrested (Aldon Smith), it's nice to know that one of their key defensive players in Justin Smith is returning to the field after having offseason shoulder surgery.#464331153 / gettyimages.comEven though the defensive end was limited all season, he still managed to play in all 19 games, including the playoffs.Smith...
Via Sports Injury Alert
July 23, 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

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

49ers’ heir to Justin Smith may be in deep ’14 DE draft class

With all the changes the 49ers are making to their secondary, they will likely work from front to back if they plan to bolster their defense with the draft in May. San Francisco has almost completely overhauled its defensive backfield from 2013. The lone returning starter is free safety Eric Reid, who’s entering his second NFL season. The team cut ties with cornerbacks Carlos Rogers...
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March 18, 2014  |  Discuss
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