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JUSTIN SMITH RUMORS & GOSSIP

The three toughest players for the 49ers to replace

I finished off last week by writing about the San Francisco 49ers’ staggering snap losses this offseason. Did you know that since Super Bowl 47, 15 of the 22 starters have now left the roster? That’s a lot of production to make up for but here are the three guys that they will miss most… AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s best corner backers Five Things: The favorites to win...
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Buy Justin Smith’s San Jose House — $2,888,000

Justin Smith was apart of those string of 49ers players who weirdly all retired right around the same time this off season. His...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Justin Smith Could Be Joining University of Missouri Football Staff

Former San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith could be ready for a new career with the University of Missouri as a member of the school’s football staff. A standout during his tenure with the Tigers between 1998-2000, Smith would be a tremendous addition to the school’s program. Head coach Gary Pinkel told media, via NFL.com, that Smith is exploring the idea of helping...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Smith on 49ers: “You Knew Some of That Wasn’t Going to Last Forever”

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Alex Smith was around for the first two years of the team’s three-year long run as one of the top squads in the NFL. After being benched in favor of Colin Kaepernick during San Francisco’s conference championship-winning 2012 season, Smith was then traded to the Kansas City Chiefs the following offseason. In rare public comments about his...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers DE Justin Smith announces he is retiring

Given the way that their offseason has unfolded thus far, this should hardly come as a surprise to San Francisco 49ers fans, but Justin Smith is indeed planning to retire and will announce it today: .@49ers veteran DE Justin Smith is expected to announce his retirement Monday. #NFL #49ers http://t.co/nzoLVxF8T4 pic.twitter.com/Jar2vLcG9K — NBC Sports (@NBCSports) May 18, 2015...
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May 18, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers expect clarity from Justin Smith regarding retirement

The San Francisco 49ers could certainly use defensive end and team leader Justin Smith during their 2015 campaign. The team is expected to finally discover if he intends to retire or not later this week, on Wednesday or Thursday. #49ers GM Trent Baalke on Justin Smith: He will be in Wednesday/Thursday & we are going to talk. Hope to have a better answer at that stage. ...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers’ Justin Smith Will Decide “In About Three Weeks” Whether He’ll Play in 2014

The San Francisco 49ers have been dedicated to giving defensive lineman Justin Smith all the time he needs to make a decision about whether he will return for an eighth, and likely final, season with the team. Now, Smith has said there is a timetable for his decision, telling Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee on Monday that “You’ll know in about three weeks or so,” whether...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers insider believes Justin Smith will come back for one more year

When we last heard about San Francisco 49ers defensive end Justin Smith’s impending retirement, everybody was trying to convince him to stick around for one more year. Even his wife. Now it sounds like all those voices may have gotten through to Smith… AROUND COVER32 Power Rankings: Ranking teams from 1-32 based on who needs a good draft Bold Predictions: Ten things that will...
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April 28, 2015  |  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

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
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