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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.


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.


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49ers’ Defense Hopes To Move Past Aldon Smith Distraction

While everybody in the 49ers locker room is rooting for Aldon Smith’s recovery in rehab, his fellow defenders are now focused on getting the most from the guys who will take over for him: Dan Skuta and Corey Lemonier, among others.


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49ers Prepare To Move Forward Without Aldon Smith

The San Francisco 49ers placed linebacker Aldon Smith on the reserve non-football injury list Monday as he enters rehab for substance abuse and begins what team CEO Jed York has termed an indefinite absence.


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49ers’ Aldon Smith To Take ‘Indefinite’ Leave From Team Following DUI

San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith will take an “indefinite” leave following his arrest on Friday on suspicion of driving under the influence of alcohol and possession of marijuana, team officials said Sunday.


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

49ers’ Aldon Smith Arrested For DUI, Marijuana Possession After San Jose Crash

San Jose police say San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith has been arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence.


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49ers’ Smith Responds To Lawsuit Alleging Shooting

Attorneys for San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and former Niners tight end Delanie Walker have filed a response to a civil lawsuit filed by a Northern California man who says he was shot during a party at Smith’s house.


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Aldon Smith Off To Another Fast Start For Niners

After setting the franchise single-season record for sacks a year ago, San Francisco’s first-round pick in 2011 is off to another fast start. He’s also increased his workload and split time on both the right and left side of the 49ers defense in Sunday’s win over Green Bay.


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49ers’ Aldon Smith Faces 2nd Lawsuit Over House Party Shooting

A San Jose man this week became the second person to sue San Francisco 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith and former 49er Delanie Walker, alleging that he was shot in the thigh during a gun battle at a raucous party at Smith’s home near San Jose last year.


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)

Man Shot At 2012 Party Sues 49ers LB Aldon Smith

San Francisco 49ers All-Pro linebacker Aldon Smith and former teammate Delanie Walker are being sued by a man who says he was shot twice in the leg at a party Smith hosted at his home near San Jose last year.