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Aldon Smith

Linebacker Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers tries to amp up the crowd before a snap by the Buffalo Bills in the first quarter on October 7, 2012 at Candlestick Park in San Francisco. (Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Aldon Smith Vows To Stay Out Of Trouble For 49ers

Part of the process for the San Francisco 49ers’ All-Pro linebacker to rejoin the team following a five-week stint in rehab included a verbal commitment to the NFL that he would stay out of trouble and keep clean.

11/05/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Aldon Smith #99 of the San Francisco 49ers looks on during warm-ups against the Indianapolis Colts at Candlestick Park on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Aldon Smith Reactivated, His Return Imminent

When Aldon Smith left the team to enter a substance abuse program in September, there was no real timeline as to when he would return. The team had to assume the worst and prepare for a season without their star pass rusher, however things have changed. It now looks like Smith will not only be back this season, but could play as soon as next week, which is in the best interest of the team and player.

11/04/2013

Aldon Smith (Getty Images)

49ers Activate Troubled Linebacker Aldon Smith

All-Pro 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been activated to the roster from the non-football injury list, two days after he turned himself in to Santa Clara County authorities as he faces weapons charges.

10/31/2013

Aldon Smith booking photo. (San Jose Police Dept.)

49ers’ Aldon Smith Posts Bail On Gun Charges After Rehab Stint

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was released on bail Tuesday in San Jose on three felony gun charges after turning himself in to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office, a sheriff’s office spokesman said.

10/30/2013

Texans v 49ers

Daily Madden: No Easy Division Games For 49ers

Both the 49ers and Arizona Cardinals enter their game at Candlestick Sunday with 3-2 records.

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Aldon Smith booking photo. (San Jose Police Dept.)

49er Aldon Smith Charged With Felony Weapons Possession

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been charged with three felony counts of illegal possession of an assault weapon, stemming from a party at his home in June 2012.

10/09/2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA - FEBRUARY 03: Michael Crabtree #15 of the San Francisco 49ers runs in for a touchdown in the second half against the Baltimore Ravens during Super Bowl XLVII at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome on February 3, 2013 in New Orleans, Louisiana. (Photo by Mike Ehrmann/Getty Images)

Schedule, Improving Health Of 49ers Point To Strong Finish This Season

When the San Francisco 49ers lost two games in a row this season, falling to 1-2, some called them the most disappointing team in the NFL. After winning a couple of games and having injured players return to the roster, the 49ers are now primed to remind the rest of the NFL why they were so many people’s preseason Super Bowl pick.

10/09/2013

Aldon Smith (Getty Images)

Niners Still Paying Aldon Smith’s Salary In Rehab

The San Francisco 49ers are paying Aldon Smith his normal salary even though the Pro Bowl pass rusher has left the team to begin his in-patient rehab following a second DUI arrest.

09/27/2013

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Analysis: Crucial Time For 49ers To Rediscover Magic

One-fourth of the season will be over by the time the 49ers walk off the field in St. Louis, and if they do it as a 1-3 team, they will have dug themselves a hole that will be awfully hard to climb out from.

09/25/2013

SAN FRANCISCO, CA - SEPTEMBER 22: Ahmad Bradshaw #44 of the Indianapolis Colts runs against Ahmad Brooks #55 of the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park on September 22, 2013 in San Francisco, California. (Photo by Jed Jacobsohn/Getty Images)

Biggest Issue For 49ers Is Not Lackluster Offense, It’s Defense

With the 49ers sputtering out to a 1-2 start in 2013, everyone is trying to figure out what is wrong with the team many had picked to be the NFC representative in the Super bowl. While most theories are around the offense that has failed to put up points, the real concern is a 49ers defense that is running out of bodies.

09/25/2013

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