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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

Ravens OLT McKinnie and OLG Osemele vs. 49ers' Smiths

Posted Feb. 02, 2013 @ 1:09 p.m. ET
On the left side of the Baltimore front wall, OLT Bryant McKinnie and OLG Kelechi Osemele draw the assignment of the Niners’ sensational Smith tandem.

Key matchup: Falcons OLT Sam Baker vs. the 49ers' Smiths

Posted Jan. 16, 2013 @ 12:08 p.m. ET
The 49ers' ruthless right side of Aldon Smith and Justin Smith will face off against a reborn left tackle in Sam Baker.

Niners' faith in Justin Smith remains strong for now

Posted Jan. 10, 2013 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
While we hear the 49ers once again will be counting on Justin Smith big time next season, it could be a different story in 2014.

Smith's return for 49ers is far from a given

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 3 p.m. ET
Our 49ers sources are from certain that injured DT Justin Smith will be able to participate in the playoffs.

Report: 49ers DE Smith has partially torn triceps

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 1:36 p.m. ET
49ers DE Justin Smith has a partially torn left triceps, according to Matt Barrows of the Sacramento Bee.

Redskins, Colts ride winning mojo beyond numbers

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
The Redskins and Colts have talented rookie quarterbacks, but their winning formulas extend beyond that.

Thursday's 60-second rant: Another Sunday-night special on the way

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush rants about all the different reasons the 49ers-Seahawks game Sunday night should be worth the price of admission.

49ers DT Justin Smith looking as nasty as ever

Posted Aug. 16, 2012 @ 3:39 p.m. ET
That 49ers DT Justin Smith has been looking typically tenacious in training camp is scary news for the O-linemen forced to face him in 2012.

It's all quiet on the 49ers' contract front, for now

Posted July 27, 2012 @ 3:38 p.m. ET
The 49ers' contract concerns appear minimal at present, but it could be a very different story not too far down the road.

Niners' 'Cowboy' set tone in special season

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 4:11 a.m. ET
Team insiders agree that no Niners player provided a bigger impact both on and off the field this season than 11-year veteran DT Justin Smith.

49ers could be looking to beef up D-line

Posted Jan. 05, 2012 @ 4:44 p.m. ET
We hear it hardly would be a surprise if the Niners decide to focus on fortifying their defensive line early in the upcoming draft.

GoldSmiths: 49ers benefitting from play of three players named Smith

Posted Nov. 22, 2011 @ 3:40 p.m. ET
San Francisco's hot start is due in large part to the play of Justin, Alex and Aldon Smith.

49ers make national statement with giant win

Posted Nov. 14, 2011 @ 5:52 p.m. ET
After withstanding a furious last-ditch comeback effort by Eli Manning and the Giants Sunday, the 49ers are officially no longer under the national radar.

Scout's Notebook: 49ers DRT Justin Smith

Posted Nov. 09, 2011 @ 9:05 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki breaks down 49ers DRT Justin Smith, a key force for Vic Fangio's revitalized defense.

Niners grinding out wins with super ground game

Posted Oct. 17, 2011 @ 10:15 p.m. ET
Coming off their third straight comeback win in hostile territory, the Niners can trace their early success to handling the run well on both sides of the ball.

49ers' 'Smith Boys' keeping themselves very busy

Posted June 24, 2011 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
While 49ers QB Alex Smith has made a strong impression in players-only workouts, DL Justin Smith has been setting an equally positive tone.

Players working out despite lockout

Posted March 22, 2011 @ 10:37 a.m. ET
NFL players are locked out of their team facilities due to the ongoing labor negotiations, but that hasn't stopped some players from meeting up with teammates and getting work done.

After Favre, starts streak belongs to Manning

Posted Dec. 26, 2010 @ 11:31 a.m. ET
With Brett Favre's consecutive-start streak now done, the NFList offers up the top eight current streaks, led by Peyton Manning.

Niners happier with Smith than Clements

Posted Jan. 07, 2010 @ 6:05 p.m. ET
While team insiders consider Justin Smith’s high-priced deal “a bargain” after a strong season in which they believe he further established himself as the leader of one of the league’s strongest 3-4 defensive fronts, it would appear to ...

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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