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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

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66 0 0

Kaepernick, Smith lead 49ers in romp

Posted Nov. 20, 2012 @ 12:31 a.m. ET
Colin Kaepernick threw two TD passes and Aldon Smith racked up 5½ sacks as the 49ers crushed the Bears, 32-7 on Monday night.

Report: 49ers QB Smith ruled out, Kaepernick to start

Posted Nov. 19, 2012 @ 11:39 a.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith has been ruled out for Monday night’s game against the Bears, ESPN’s Chris Mortensen first reported.

Bears announce Campbell will start Monday night

Posted Nov. 16, 2012 @ 12:50 p.m. ET
The Bears ruled QB Jay Cutler out for Monday night’s game against the 49ers. Jason Campbell will get the start.

Jim Harbaugh hospitalized with irregular heartbeat

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh is having a minor procedure done at Stanford Hospital on Thursday for an irregular heartbeat.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Bears-Niners bash weighing heavy on brain

Posted Nov. 15, 2012 @ 2:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush reflects on the head-scratching subplots in Monday night's matchup between the Bears and Niners.

Key matchup: Bears RBs Matt Forte and Michael Bush vs. 49ers defense

Posted Nov. 14, 2012 @ 4:23 p.m. ET
In today’s Key Matchup we examine one battle that will help decide the Bears-49ers game in Week 11.

Tuesday's 60-second rant: Injuries could dull 2012's best one-two prime-time punch

Posted Nov. 13, 2012 @ 1:03 p.m. ET
What appeared to be great NFL drama in Week 11 took a potentially big hit with three significant QB injuries.

NFC West spin cycle: Unlikely tie tightens up division

Posted Nov. 12, 2012 @ 2:20 p.m. ET
While the Rams and Niners fought to a 24-24 deadlock in San Francisco, the Seahawks kept the heat on with a 28-7 pasting of the Jets.

49ers, Rams play to 24-24 tie

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 10:42 p.m. ET
San Francisco and St. Louis played the NFL's first tie game in four years as both teams missed overtime field goals in Sunday's 24-24 outcome.

49ers QB Smith suffers concussion

Posted Nov. 11, 2012 @ 6:02 p.m. ET
49ers QB Alex Smith sustained a concussion in the first half of Sunday’s game against the Rams.

Akers not quite as special as last season for 49ers

Posted Nov. 08, 2012 @ 5:10 p.m. ET
The 49ers haven’t been getting the same kind of kick out of their special teams as they did in 2011, when the unit was uniformly excellent.

Key matchup: Rams DEs Chris Long and Robert Quinn vs. OTs Anthony Davis and Joe Staley

Posted Nov. 06, 2012 @ 4:33 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on the Rams' defensive ends vs. the Niners' offensive tackles in the Rams-Niners showdown this Sunday in San Francisco.

49ers' pass defense gets passing grade

Posted Nov. 02, 2012 @ 1:24 p.m. ET
Rising to the challenge of facing a handful of the league's best quarterbacks, the Niners' pass defense has performed at a high level up to now.

Smith almost perfect as 49ers flatten Cardinals

Posted Oct. 30, 2012 @ 12:34 a.m. ET
Alex Smith completed 18-of-19 passes for 232 yards and three TDs as the 49ers flexed their NFC West dominance with a 24-3 win over the Cardinals.

NFL Links: Luck more impressive than RG3?

Posted Oct. 26, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
Andrew Luck is still better than RG3, Wade Phillips has the Texans' pass rush humming and Chiefs fans are feeling neglected.

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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