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Justin Smith

Justin Smith - #94 - DT

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 285 lbs.
Birthday 09/30/1979
Birthplace Jefferson City, MO
College Missouri
Years played 13
Drafted 2001, 1st round, 4th pick by Bengals

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Tack FF Int
66 0 0

Former 49ers DL Elam passes away at 60

Posted July 18, 2012 @ 6:34 p.m. ET
Former 49ers DL Cleveland Elam, a two-time Pro Bowler, passed away on July 12 at age 60, the club said Wednesday.

Deadline passes for signing franchised players to long-term deals

Posted July 16, 2012 @ 4:18 p.m. ET
Several players will have to play 2012 under the franchise tender after the deadline for signing long-term extensions passed.

49ers' Smith can't win 'em all ... over

Posted July 06, 2012 @ 11:09 a.m. ET
Alex Smith has had to check his ego a few times this offseason, and yet he could be what separates the 49ers from a Super Bowl or not.

Report: 49ers OLB Smith suffers minor injuries in stabbing

Posted June 30, 2012 @ 7:50 p.m. ET
49ers OLB Aldon Smith is recovering from reportedly being stabbed at a house party near San Jose, Calif. on Saturday morning.

County pulls $30 million in 49ers stadium funding

Posted June 24, 2012 @ 6:13 p.m. ET
A California county has surprised both the 49ers and city of Santa Clara leaders by pulling $30 million in tax funds from the new 49ers stadium.

Best NFL defense: Seahawks or 49ers?

Posted June 22, 2012 @ 12:43 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

49ers sign first-round WR Jenkins

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 5:42 p.m. ET
The 49ers signed first-round WR A.J. Jenkins, the team announced Wednesday, which rounds out their draft class.

49ers like what they've seen from CB Cox

Posted June 20, 2012 @ 1:51 p.m. ET
We hear the 49ers are pleasantly surprised with free-agent CB Perrish Cox, who has excelled at both nickel and corner.

49ers release LS Pontbriand

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
The 49ers released veteran LS Ryan Pontbriand, the team announced on Friday.

Best NFL defense: 49ers or Eagles?

Posted June 15, 2012 @ 1:18 p.m. ET
In the latest "In the Trenches" video series, Pro Football Weekly is searching for the best defense in the NFL.

Moss showing off star power for Niners

Posted June 14, 2012 @ 3:57 p.m. ET
Sources on the Bay Area scene agree that Randy Moss couldn’t be making a better impression in the early stages of the Niners’ offseason.

Niners' defense sharpening focus, aiming high

Posted June 13, 2012 @ 9:03 p.m. ET
Could the 49ers' defense, one of the NFL's best a season ago, get even better?

Betting public buying into Niners

Posted June 04, 2012 @ 1:53 p.m. ET
The 49ers are getting bet more than any other club to win Super Bowl XLVII at one major Nevada sportsbook chain, writes Mike Wilkening. 

Harbaugh: 49ers didn't pursue Manning

Posted May 31, 2012 @ 1:41 a.m. ET
Jim Harbaugh says the 49ers, contrary to perception, never pursued Peyton Manning to become the 49ers’ quarterback in 2012.

NFC West players in the crosshairs

Posted May 24, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
Here's a look at the players on each NFC West team who will be most heavily scrutinized, including Seahawks WR Sidney Rice.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Smith will be out Sunday night for the 49ers because of an elbow injury, ending his streak of consecutive starts at 185.||||||| With Smith out, the 49ers will start Ricky Jean Francois at defensive end against the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday night. The 49ers will also be without backup linebacker Clark Haggans with a shoulder injury.
Posted Dec. 17, 2010
Smith was ejected after making contact with umpire Garth DeFelice following a play against San Diego in a 34-7 loss on Thursday night.||||||| The lineman was in an argument with at least one Chargers player when he appeared to shove DeFelice, who was trying to keep him out of the scuffle.
Posted March 01, 2008
The 49ers signed the free-agent defensive end Smith on Saturday in a move they hope will bolster their pass rush.||||||| Smith, the No. 4 overall pick by Cincinnati in 2001, had 43 1/2 sacks in seven seasons with the Bengals and was one of the top pass rushers available on the free agent market this season. His deal is reportedly for six years and is worth $45 million, including $20 million in guarantees.
Posted May 09, 2007
The Bengals on Tuesday re-signed Smith, their leading tackler on the defensive line, for the season after designating him as their franchise player in February.||||||| Cincinnati said it is talking to Smith about a long-term deal. Smith is a productive player, and keeping him around is a smart move for a Bengals team that allowed an average of 27.0 points en route to losing their last three games last season, missing the playoffs. The seven-year pro has led Cincinnati's line in tackles in each of the last five seasons.
Posted Feb. 15, 2007
Smith, who has led Cincinnati's line in tackles in each of the last five seasons, was designated as the Bengals' franchise player Thursday. Smith would have become an unrestricted free agent March 2 if he doesn't reach a contract agreement with the Bengals before then. The franchise tag means the Bengals could keep Smith by matching any offer sheet he signed with another team.||||||| Smith had 110 tackles in the 2006 season and ranked second on the team in sacks with 7.5.

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