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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

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Five coaches unlikely to return in '11

Posted Sept. 29, 2010 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
PFW publisher/editor Hub Arkush just doesn't get Jack Del Rio, Eric Mangini, Tom Cable or Mike Singletary, but he admires Wade Phillips. However, Arkush doesn't see any of these five NFL head coaches returning to their teams ...

Raye: 'I was carrying out the head coach's wishes'

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
Jimmy Raye said on Tuesday that his firing as the 49ers' offensive coordinator came as a surprise and that he was "carrying out the head coach's wishes."

Niners’ coordinator change can only help struggling offense

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 6:18 p.m. ET
A horrible start for the 49ers was enough to do in offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye, who was fired on Monday. Fantasy owners of San Francisco players have reason to smile.

49ers' coordinator carousel keeps on spinning

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 5:20 p.m. ET
The firing of offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye is the latest out-of-nowhere plot twist in the 49ers’ season-long soap opera.

49ers fire OC Raye; promote Johnson

Posted Sept. 27, 2010 @ 10:59 a.m. ET
The 49ers have fired offensive coordinator Jimmy Raye after an embarrassing loss, replacing him with QB coach Mike Johnson.

Cassel throws 3 TD passes, Chiefs beat 49ers 31-10

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 4:51 p.m. ET
Matt Cassel's three touchdown passes included a trick play that caught San Francisco completely flat-footed and the surprising Kansas City Chiefs remained unbeaten Sunday with a 31-10 rout of the hapless, winless 49ers.

49ers could stick with Baas at center

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 1:39 p.m. ET
Despite David Baas' early errant snap that led to a safety in the Week Two loss to the Saints, we hear the 49ers are seriously thinking about sticking with him as their starting center.

Saints' defense shines in win over 49ers

Posted Sept. 21, 2010 @ 12:27 a.m. ET
Garrett Hartley kicked a 37-yard field goal that barely fluttered through as time expired after Drew Brees set it up with a 30-yard completion to Marques Colston, and the Saints spoiled the San Francisco 49ers' home opener with a 25-22 ...

Monday-night game inactives

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
The following players are inactive for the Monday night game between the Saints and 49ers.

Drama kings

Posted Sept. 20, 2010 @ 2:20 a.m. ET
For better or worse, the 49ers appear destined for a season full of over-the-top ups and downs following the second-worst season-opening loss in franchise history.

Ginn injury further weakens 49ers' kick-return game

Posted Sept. 19, 2010 @ 12:50 a.m. ET
A knee injury to Ted Ginn Jr. and the continuing rehab by rookie Kyle Williams have left San Francisco's kick-return unit as problematic as it was last season, according to NFC West Whispers.

Saturday injury report for Saints-Niners

Posted Sept. 18, 2010 @ 11:52 p.m. ET
Here is the injury report for the Week Two Monday-night game, New Orleans at San Francisco, showing the status of each injured player and to what degree each participated in his team's practices.

49ers' first-rounders earn mixed reviews

Posted Sept. 16, 2010 @ 4:55 p.m. ET
At least 49ers first-round ORT Anthony Davis earned his keep in the team's abysmal Week One loss in Seattle — the second-worst season-opening loss in franchise history.

49ers WR Ginn to miss at least two weeks

Posted Sept. 14, 2010 @ 8:27 p.m. ET
49ers WR Ted Ginn Jr. sprained his MCL in the team's season-opening loss to the Seahawks last Sunday and will likely be out at least two weeks.

Owners have reason to worry about 49ers’ attack

Posted Sept. 13, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
Although most people picked the 49ers to win the NFC West based on their strong defense, their offense was expected to be much improved in 2010. But after the unit's Week One performance, there's reason to panic in ...

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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